Girls' Rights

In Senegal, science experiments encourage young girls towards STEM

The Centre for Science, Education, Exchange for Sustainable Development (SeeSD) is home to a group of educational mentors, working hard to kindle an …

Science

52 Inspiring Things That Happened in the Past 52 Weeks

A year ago today, many of us were left feeling shocked, terrified, angry, and heartbroken over the results of the 2016 Presidential Election — and …

News from the North: November 2017

<i>In this roundup of Canadian children’s publishing news: a picture book about random acts of kindness; a gala event in honor of feminist kidlit</i> …

Feminism

Woman and daughter accused of forcing young girls into sex trade

Dubai: A woman and her daughter have been accused of forging passports to fly in young girls to Dubai and force them into prostitution, a court heard …

Crime

If She Can See It, She Can Be It

As a woman in technology, it matters to me that young girls remain interested in and pursue careers in STEM. The lack of women in STEM is a national …

Programming

FLASHBULB! The BFC Fashion Awards, a gala at Albert's & a Moody launch...

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Carnaby Street

The Day Of The Girl Is A Reminder To Redouble Our Efforts To Keep Girls In School And Out Of Child Marriage

<i>Doreen (not her real name) was married at age 13. With Alice's help, she is now back in school. Photo: Eliza Powell/Camfed</i><p><b>Last week, on International</b> …

Feminism

130 Million Girls Don't Go to School, and It's a Global Crisis

Danai Gurira on how you can help with the education gender gap around the world.<p>"He was a good man. He sent all his daughters to school, too." I used to hear this every now and then, from my mom and other relatives, when I was growing up in Harare, Zimbabwe. They would usually be talking about an …

Feminism

Uganda condemns sex education for 10-year-olds as 'morally wrong'

Ministry of Health declines to endorse proposals to tackle teen pregnancy rates, with distribution of contraceptives to 15-year-olds branded an ‘erosion of morals’<p>A row has broken out in Uganda over proposals to extend sex education to 10-year-olds and give some 15-year-olds access to family …

Rights & Freedoms

Malala Yousafzai targeted by trolls for wearing skinny jeans and heels at Oxford

<b>Malala Yousafzai was targeted by trolls after she was spotted ‘wearing skinny jeans and heeled boots’ during her first week of studies at Oxford</b> …

Malala Yousafzai

17 Canberra girls took over Parliament House today - here's why

Caitlin​ Figueiredo​ still remembers the first time she told her class she wanted to be Prime Minister of Australia. Her teacher told her to sit …

Australian News

Model Cameron Russell Campaigns To Give A Voice To Victims Of Sexual Harassment In The Fashion Industry

#MyJobShouldNotIncludeAbuse<p>Model and Ted speaker Cameron Russell has taken to Instagram to show her support for victims of sexual harassment - …

Feminism

An editor tried to publish Weinstein allegations 20 years ago and more stories you might have missed

Here at CBC Arts, you won't just find our original content — we also bring you the best art posts from across the entire CBC network.<p>These are the …

Ai Weiwei

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1 of 100<p>NEW YORK MINUTE<p>Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are all smiles as they leave a screening of her new film, <i>All I See Is You</i>, on Monday in N.Y.C.<p>2 …

Feminism

When violence closes schools, Afghan girls are the most vulnerable

While more children haven been attending school in Afghanistan over the past several years, threats from Islamic militants undermines that progress. …

Education

Why we cannot empower our girls until we raise our boys to be feminists

OPEN TO OPINION<p>Feminism does not mean feminine, it means equality.<p>VARIETY<p>| 5-minute read | 16-10-2017<p>Sashwati Banerjee @Bongchild<p>Total Shares<p>There …

Feminism

Lili Reinhart’s celebrity crush is Ashley Graham, and yeah, same

We’ve all got a celebrity crush or ten. And <i>Riverdale</i> star Lili Reinhart’s celeb crush is Ashley Graham. Reinhart recently sat down with BuzzFeed to …

Ashley Graham

Beyonce and Blue Ivy are the coolest mother-daughter duo on the Internet right now!

The singer shared photos with her eldest daughter while at her creative director's wedding back in August.<p>Beyonce and daughter Blue Ivy are …

Feminism

Ashley Graham: ‘Being OK With Who You Are Is a Revolutionary Act’

The model’s speech at <i>Glamour’s</i> International Day of the Girl is what we all need to hear right now<p>With a beauty that radiated not just from her …

Ashley Graham

Beyoncé Is Giving Us Life With This House Of CB Date Night Look!

Source: James Devaney / Getty<b>Beyoncé</b> continues to shut it down with her date night looks!On Friday, the <i>Lemonade</i> singer took to Instagram to show off …

Women of Color

Plan International UK aims to destigmatise periods in latest campaign

To destigmatize menstruation, Plan International UK has introduced miniature sanitary pads called Plaster Pads that are worn like plasters on the …

Business

What happened this week (in anything but politics)

<b>(CNN) —</b> This week we celebrated International Day of the Girl, we wondered about the future of Thin Mints and we refused to sit through a looooong movie. Here's the lighter, politics-free side of this past week's news.<p>Bartender steals the show on 'Jeopardy!'<p>Everyone's favorite "Jeopardy!" …

Feminism

Here are all of the beauty products that launched this week

<i>Overwhelmed by all the new beauty products that are out? Never fear, fellow makeup maven. HelloGiggles’ Beauty Editor, Marie Lodi, and Associate</i> …

Makeup

The WIRE: Your week in review

From Harvey’s gut to ISIS’s nuts — and most points in between — it’s time for a look back at the week that was. Personal Liberty Digest® presents: …

Conservative View

“Can You Call Me Zoe?” Uzo Aduba Urges Girls To Own Individuality And Yara Shahidi Talks Safe Spaces At International Day Of The Girl

"It is yours to own."The post “Can You Call Me Zoe?” Uzo Aduba Urges Girls To Own Individuality And Yara Shahidi Talks Safe Spaces At International …

Women of Color

Gwyneth Paltrow thankful for 'support' in first appearance since Harvey Weinstein accusation

Gwyneth Paltrow gave a heartfelt message of thanks to a star-stuffed room at Variety’s Power of Women L.A. Luncheon on Friday. It marked her first …

Hollywood

Gwyneth Paltrow Posts Rare Photo with Her Daughter Apple

To celebrate International Day of the Girl, Gwyneth and Apple—looking very much alike—cuddled up for a quick picture.<p>The photo's caption, though, is …

Fashion (Australia)

Yara Shahidi & Uzo Aduba's Magical Celebration Of Girlhood At GLAMOUR Event + Malia Obama Hit Up Harvard’s EPIC First Black Convocation

<b>Yara Shahidi</b> and <b>Uzo Aduba</b> brought the girl power to celebrate International Girls’ Day during an event hosted by GLAMOUR magazine. Peep the pics, …

Black Culture

Boy Scouts Will Start Accepting Girls

In a major announcement, the Boy Scouts of America says it will offer programs for the entire family.<p>Boy Scouts of America will no longer just be for boys.<p>CNN reports that the more than 100-year-old organization has voted to welcome girls into its Cub Scout program and to allow older girls to …

Parenting

3 lows and 2 highs in being a woman this week

Well, it has been a WEEK to be a woman. We've been on a rollercoaster of some high-highs (the empowering message of Wednesday's International Day of …

Lifestyle (Canada)