Girls & Women

Girls and women are essential to building healthier, better-educated and sustainable communities. Women and girls are too often afflicted with some of the harshest aspects of poverty. Instead of victims, women and girls can be powerful community leaders.

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  1. Article: Women Entrepreneurs Could Single-Handedly Lower India’s Unemployment Rate

    Women Entrepreneurs Could Single-Handedly Lower India’s Unemployment Rate

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2020

    They have the potential to provide 170 million jobs by 2030. Read more

  2. Article: Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2020

    Fátima Cecilia Aldrighett Antón disappeared after school in Mexico City. Read more

  3. Article: Women Can Now Hold Command Positions in India’s Army

    Women Can Now Hold Command Positions in India’s Army

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 19, 2020

    India’s government had fought against this ruling. Read more

  4. Article: Hundreds of Iraqi Women Rallied for the Right to Protest With Men

    Hundreds of Iraqi Women Rallied for the Right to Protest With Men

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 14, 2020

    The protestors defied a call to separate anti-government demonstrations by gender. Read more

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