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  • Article: How 2 Teen Girls Are Shedding Light on Breast Ironing, Rape in Cameroon

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    How 2 Teen Girls Are Shedding Light on Breast Ironing, Rape in Cameroon

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE| Jan. 4, 2017

    Galle and Schneider are using the medium of film to try and effect change. Read more

  • Article: Parents Can Safely Abandon Babies With Cradle Program in Rajasthan

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    Parents Can Safely Abandon Babies With Cradle Program in Rajasthan

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE| Jan. 2, 2017

    We tell society if you don't want a girl, don't kill her. We will take care of her. Read more

  • Article: How Pop-Up Clinics in Uganda Are Filling the Gap in Sexual Healthcare

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    How Pop-Up Clinics in Uganda Are Filling the Gap in Sexual Healthcare

    By Mikaela Conley| Dec. 29, 2016

    Harriet wanted to grow her business, but having more children would have gotten in the way. Read more

  • Article: This all-female coding school in Afghanistan is tearing down gender inequalities

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    This all-female coding school in Afghanistan is tearing down gender inequalities

    By Garima Bakshi|CHIME FOR CHANGE| Dec. 28, 2016

    Coding their way to gender equality. Read more

  • Article: Nepali Teen Dies in Menstruation Hut After Starting Fire to Stay Warm

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    Nepali Teen Dies in Menstruation Hut After Starting Fire to Stay Warm

    By Colleen Curry| Dec. 27, 2016

    The practice of “menstrual huts” remains dangerously prolific. Read more

  • Article: FGM Banned in 300 West African Villages in Powerful Win for Women & Girls

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    FGM Banned in 300 West African Villages in Powerful Win for Women & Girls

    By Colleen Curry| Dec. 26, 2016

    The practice is deeply tied to cultural beliefs. Read more

  • Article: Raheem, 16, Refused to Get Married. Now She’s Helping Other Girls Say No, Too.

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    Raheem, 16, Refused to Get Married. Now She’s Helping Other Girls Say No, Too.

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE| Dec. 21, 2016

    Child brides are at greater risk for illness and injury during pregnancy and birth. Read more

  • Article: Making women agents of change through technology

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    Making women agents of change through technology

    By Alf Lim|Google| Dec. 19, 2016

    30% of internet users in India are women, and in rural areas, only 10% are! Google will change that. Read more