Women & Girls

Be Inspired by 5 Women Who Are Conquering Inequity and Poverty
A woman in Cambodia holds a rooster

Women & Girls

Be Inspired by 5 Women Who Are Conquering Inequity and Poverty

Celebrate International Women's Day with us by reading the inspiring stories of five women around the world who have overcome incredible odds to...

Emmy Rising
Two girls smile while holding their goat

Women & Girls

Emmy Rising

Hunger held 13-year-old Emmy back in school, but she shot to the top of her class when she started getting a few square meals a day.

Meet the Powerhouse Women of Thaprek, Nepal
Meet the Powerhouse Women of Thaprek, Nepal.

Women & Girls

Meet the Powerhouse Women of Thaprek, Nepal

Thaprek, Nepal, is home to the bold women of Ratanpur, a self-help group started in conjunction with Heifer Nepal, and those women have transformed...

Toxic Masculinity Is No Match For Cambodia's Female Farmers
Toxic Masculinity Is No Match For Cambodia's Female Farmers

Women & Girls

Toxic Masculinity Is No Match For Cambodia's Female Farmers

Organic produce and fresh proteins garner good money in Cambodia. The only challenge is that many farmers lack the basics – seeds, training and...

A Ray of Hope in Haiti
map of haiti

Women & Girls

A Ray of Hope in Haiti

Haiti's ongoing sociopolitical upheaval is taking a toll on the country's citizens, especially those still rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane...

Why We Need More Women Journalists at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Illustration of a veiled woman with other women's profiles

Women & Girls

Why We Need More Women Journalists at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Celebrity Knitter Clara Parkes Talks Yarn, Work-Life Balance and Traveling the World
Celebrity Knitter Clara Parkes Talks Yarn, Work-Life Balance and Traveling the World

Women & Girls

Celebrity Knitter Clara Parkes Talks Yarn, Work-Life Balance and Traveling the World

Odds are, if you're a knitter you know Clara Parkes. The New York Times bestselling author and wool advocate talks yarn, work-life balance and...

Seizing Life By The Handlebars: Meet The First Woman to Ride a Bike in this Small Town
Seizing Life By The Handlebars: Meet The First Woman to Ride a Bike in this Small Town

Women & Girls

Seizing Life By The Handlebars: Meet The First Woman to Ride a Bike in this Small Town

One girl's wheels made waves in this rural Indian village when she pedaled out as the first girl in town to ride a bike.

Women's Empowerment, Westeros-Style
Women's Empowerment, Westeros-Style

Women & Girls

Women's Empowerment, Westeros-Style

The phrase “women’s empowerment” is thrown around a lot. What does it actually mean? HBO runaway hit Game of Thrones has given us many...

Solar-powered well delves for clean water in the desert
Solar-powered well delves for clean water in the desert

Women & Girls

Solar-powered well delves for clean water in the desert

Daily life in the community of Nakara, Senegal, is not easy, and it takes a whole family pitching in to make it. But for thousands of families in...