The 7-member band hails from a conservative part of the country. They sing about female genital cutting, child marriage and gender equality. And they rock.
From the moment Saleema Rehman was born, her father believed she was destined to be a doctor. Now she is the winner of a top U.N. award for her work helping displaced women in Pakistan.
Four attendees of the Girl Up Leadership Summit share how they balance their passion for social justice issues with self-care: tuning out the news, going for a walk and binging Harry Potter.
A new study finds that girl-centric programs may not be the only effective way to boost girls' school performance in low-income countries.
'Girlhood,' a collection of diary-style entries by teen girls, aims to bust stereotypes about cultures while revealing girls' everyday lives.
Ranjitsinh Disale from India has been honored for finding ways to educate girls whose parents don't want them to come to school.
In Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, counselors guide girls as they face tough choices during the coronavirus crisis — from giving up on their education to opting for early marriage.
Automated ventilators are expensive. Hand-operated ventilators require a lot of labor. So these teens are on a quest to create a mechanized bag-valve-mask that'll do the job.
Nepali police recently made their first-ever arrest for the outlawed practice of banishing women to huts during their periods. But advocates say legal measures aren't enough to keep women safe.
After lobbying the president and first lady of Afghanistan to help, activist Farhad Javid has some good news to share. But there's still a lot of work to do.