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: Australia Aims to Break World Record Attendance for a Women’s Sporting Event

    Australia Aims to Break World Record Attendance for a Women’s Sporting Event

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 17, 2019

    The Australian women’s cricket team is the best-ranked women’s team in the world. Read more

  2. Article: Tech Companies Are Failing to Stop Online Sexual Abuse, NYT Report Reveals

    Tech Companies Are Failing to Stop Online Sexual Abuse, NYT Report Reveals

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 15, 2019

    The New York Times found predators are slipping through the cracks of Facebook, Google, and more. Read more

  3. Article: World Leaders Recommit to Transform the World for Girls and Women by 2030 at Nairobi Summit

    World Leaders Recommit to Transform the World for Girls and Women by 2030 at Nairobi Summit

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 15, 2019

    Over 1,200 announcements and commitments will address maternal deaths, family planning, and more. Read more

  4. Article: South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 15, 2019

    Mrwetyana’s killing reignited widespread outrage against gender-based violence in South Africa. Read more

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