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: India Just Declared Sanitary Napkins Tax Free
    Girls & Women

    India Just Declared Sanitary Napkins Tax Free

    By Asmita Joshi|July 22, 2018

    Pads in India were taxed at 12% as a luxury good since 2017 Read more

  2. Article: The Heartbreaking Reason 20 Women in India Die Every Day
    Girls & Women

    The Heartbreaking Reason 20 Women in India Die Every Day

    By Daniele Selby|July 20, 2018

    Every year thousands of women are killed or die by suicide due harassment over dowries. Read more

  3. Article: In Kenya, Abuse Survivors Find a New Life in Peanut Butter
    Girls & Women

    In Kenya, Abuse Survivors Find a New Life in Peanut Butter

    July 20, 2018|News Deeply

    Many women are trapped in abusive relationships they can’t afford to leave. Read more

  4. Article: Menstruation Just Got a Whole Lot Easier for Girls and Women in Papua New Guinea
    Girls & Women

    Menstruation Just Got a Whole Lot Easier for Girls and Women in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|July 19, 2018

    Indigenous women in Queensland are creating sanitary pads for those in Papua New Guinea. Read more

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