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: Doctors and Teachers Failing to Report Forced Marriages Could Face Criminal Charges
    Girls & Women

    Doctors and Teachers Failing to Report Forced Marriages Could Face Criminal Charges

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 16, 2018

    A public consultation into the matter was opened on Thursday, Nov. 15. Read more

  2. Article: Survivors of Sexual Violence in South Africa Are Finally Finding Their Voices
    Girls & Women

    Survivors of Sexual Violence in South Africa Are Finally Finding Their Voices

    Nov. 16, 2018

    The tide is turning. Read more

  3. Article: Bonang Matheba Is Hosting a Pageant Celebrating African Women Changing the World
    Girls & Women

    Bonang Matheba Is Hosting a Pageant Celebrating African Women Changing the World

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 16, 2018

    Judges will consider contestants’ impact on society — and prizes are education bursaries. Read more

  4. Article: Australian Men Still Earn $26K a Year More Than Women
    Girls & Women

    Australian Men Still Earn $26K a Year More Than Women

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 16, 2018

    A new report has revealed gender pay gaps still exist across “every industry and occupation.” Read more

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