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: 6 African Youth Activists You Need to Know
    Girls & Women

    6 African Youth Activists You Need to Know

    By Seneo Mwamba|Aug. 17, 2018

    These trailblazing young activists are making waves across Africa. Read more

  2. Article: Iconic Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Could Be 'Banished' From Outside Palace of Westminster
    Girls & Women

    Iconic Emmeline Pankhurst Statue Could Be 'Banished' From Outside Palace of Westminster

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 17, 2018

    Critics are calling it an "act of vandalism against women’s history." Read more

  3. Article: This Baby Dressed as Legendary Women Is the Greatest Thing You'll See Today
    Girls & Women

    This Baby Dressed as Legendary Women Is the Greatest Thing You'll See Today

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 16, 2018

    Cute and inspiring. Read more

  4. Article: 11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand
    Girls & Women

    11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 16, 2018

    The 41-year-old husband was fined, but authorities have yet to press charges. Read more

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