Statistics show that about 41% of women in Kenya have reported physical or sexual violence from their husbands or partners in their lifetime.
Policies are needed to prevent child marriage and protect women who marry as children from abusive relationships.
A better understanding of ADHD in girls will enable earlier recognition, diagnosis and, importantly, treatment for girls, than currently exists.
A viral TikTok video is helping girls bear witness to the harassment they experience at school.
There are concerns that the longer girls spend out of school, the more they are at risk of dropping out.
Telling girls to smile pressures distracts them from the very real, dangerous and sometimes deadly challenges that girls around the world face.
It’s clear that when girls and young women are at the forefront of major social justice movements, the old structures of patriarchy and misogyny can be challenged and hopefully dismantled.
Less than 30% of researchers worldwide are women. The biases and perceptions that keep women and girls out of STEM must be tackled.
A strong identity as a scientist is crucial for girls to succeed in STEM fields such as computer science. Are educators recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors?
Lockdown has, for many, been an opportunity to take up daily exercise. And this is something that must be encouraged long after lockdown restrictions are lifted.
Psychological services for girls who have been abused and traumatised in their marriages would help alleviate and reduce distress.
Indonesian textbooks represent gender equality better than their South Asian counterparts, but our analysis shows portrayals of women are still biased.
Closing the reading achievement gap continues to be a pressing global challenge.
As the year winds down, we’ll get you up to speed. Plus, there’s no better way to kill a trend than to bring it up at the dinner table in front of your kids.
Mattel created a new line of dolls because of research suggesting kids don’t want toys ‘dictated by gender norms’ – but supplanting those norms will take a lot more than that.
The region has made progress but efforts must continue to end a harmful practice rooted in poverty and tradition.
High school girls who are more confident in their math abilities are more likely to pursue math in college and beyond.
Physical education is for every body - as long as it’s male.
The appointment of women into positions of power can break stereotypes and inspire girls.
Research shows that there is a stark geographical divide in the experiences of girls growing up in the UK today.