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: Campaigners Work to Keep Girls in School at Melbourne Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    Campaigners Work to Keep Girls in School at Melbourne Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 17, 2019

    1 in 10 girls in Africa miss school when they are menstruating. Read more

  2. Article: Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    Sept. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The decline comes amid growing concerns that the justice system is failing rape victims. Read more

  3. Article: Free Pads and Tampons Will Be Handed Out in Victorian Schools in Australian First

    Free Pads and Tampons Will Be Handed Out in Victorian Schools in Australian First

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 16, 2019

    “Getting your period shouldn’t be a barrier to getting a great education.” Read more

  4. Article: 'The Cave' Director Talks About Filming a Female-Run Underground Hospital in Syria

    'The Cave' Director Talks About Filming a Female-Run Underground Hospital in Syria

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 13, 2019

    The documentary follows a team of health workers treating casualties of Syria’s civil war. Read more

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