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Liya Kebede: The Mother Championing Change In Global Maternal Health

Liya Kebede might be most known as a frontrunner in the fashion world, but the mother-of-two has another significant passion outside her modelling …

Meet the Queen Mothers: 10,000 amazing women taking back power in Africa

The women came from the far corners of the country by the dozen, from traffic-choked Accra, bustling market towns and remote rural villages – with huge golden rings on their fingers and rows of beads around their necks. ‘We wear a lot of gold and pearls to signify that we are precious,’ says one …

When The Menstrual Cycle Becomes A Question Of Human Rights

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>The onset of menstruation is a landmark event in …

Human Rights

Four Things You Didn't Know About Climate Change and Girls

By Girl Effect team 4 Dec 2015<p>World policymakers are meeting in Paris for COP21 to continue hammering out an agreement to manage emissions in an …

Lots of Men Don’t Think Rape Is Rape

Pollsters have long known that the phrasing of a question can significantly affect how respondents answer it — think about the language battle over …

Bridging the gender tech gap: a new generation of empowered African girls

How The Astronomical Cost Of Child Care Is Forcing More Women To Quit Their Jobs

Child care now costs more than college tuition. For many parents, the gender wage gap means women are more likely to leave their jobs.<p>Maria Miller* has been in the hospitality industry for over a decade, working her way up through management to her current director-level position. She’s also the …

Three solar power projects where women are taking the lead

Forget international climate talks – women around the world are already taking the clean energy transition into their own hands in ways only women …

Indian acid attack survivor is new face of fashion brand

<b>An Indian fashion retail brand has signed up prominent acid attack survivor and campaigner Laxmi Saa to be the face of its new range of designer outfits for women, in a campaign they are calling "Face of Courage".</b><p>Ms Saa was 15 when a 32-year-old man threw acid at her for rejecting his offer of …

Acid Attack

Annie Leibovitz unveils portraits of Amy Schumer, Adele - CNN Style

Annie Leibovitz