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Climate Crisis Threatens Girls’ Education Globally

Extreme weather events, damaged school infrastructure threatens girls' access to quality education with repercussions extending beyond immediate schooling challenges, said a new report from Plan International. The latest report, “Climate Change and Girls’ Education: Barriers, Gender Norms and Pathways to Resilience,” shows the dire consequences of the climate crisis on girls’ education in West Africa, South and Central America, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia.

Alarming Gender Parity Gaps Worldwide

Gender parity remains elusive, with less than one per cent of women and girls living in countries that exhibit both high women's empowerment and a small gender gap, said a report by UN Women and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

Gender Disparities in Water and Sanitation: Women and Girls’ Struggle

A new report by UNICEF and WHO highlights the gender disparities in water and sanitation, revealing that women and girls are disproportionately affected by the global water crisis. Discover the findings that shed light on the challenges faced by women and girls in accessing clean water, sanitation facilities, and hygiene, and the need for urgent action to address these inequalities.

Sex Education Tool Betters Reproductive Health Knowledge Among Adolescent Girls

In a new study, the researchers maintained that sex education tools improved reproductive health knowledge scores and measures of self-efficacy among adolescent girls.

More than five women killed every hour by Intimate Partners 

About 45,000 women and girls worldwide were killed by intimate partners or other family members in 2021, which...

Girls In Conflict Region Face 20 % More Marriage Risk 

Girls affected by conflict are 20 per cent more likely to be married than those living in peaceful areas, said a new...

Girls Failed by Sexism, Gender Stereotypes in Maths Skill

Who are good at Maths? A new report from the UNICEF says that boys are better than girls in mathematics, and that...

Women And Girls Hurt More on Climate Change

The world is witnessing an increased onslaught of forest fires, droughts and floods and the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report warned of...

Suicide of Teenage Girls Increase in the US

In America, the suspected attempt of suicide by teenage girls increased due to mental agony of Covid 19 pandemic. The US Centers for Disease...

Girls need to remain longer in school for better society

When a girl's education is cut short, the impact can be felt for generations and it leaves a vital gap in their community, country...