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: 50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown
    Girls & Women

    50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 19, 2018

    Girls as young as 10 months old were hospitalized after undergoing FGM. Read more

  2. Article: Gender Equality Index Highlights Big Data Gaps Ahead of 2030 Deadline
    Girls & Women

    Gender Equality Index Highlights Big Data Gaps Ahead of 2030 Deadline

    Sept. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Experts believe governments do not prioritise data collection on issues affecting girls and women. Read more

  3. Article: Way More British Girls Call Themselves Feminists Now — And It Gives Us So Much Hope
    Girls & Women

    Way More British Girls Call Themselves Feminists Now — And It Gives Us So Much Hope

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 19, 2018

    It’s in response to what’s perceived as an increasingly threatening world. Read more

  4. Article: Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Gender Inequality Is Bad for Men’s Health, Report Says

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 18, 2018

    Traditional gender stereotypes may reinforce behaviors that increase health risks. Read more

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