The everyday discrimination girls face gets worse in a crisis. We need to listen to them

The everyday discrimination girls face gets worse in a crisis. We need to listen to them

By Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen Posted November 15, 2018 05:00:06 Photo: Nun Lolima and Kawasana are best friends in the camp. (Plan International: KM Asad) Life in Bangladesh’s refugee camps is hard, but for some young girls and women, it’s better than what faces them if they are forced to return home. …

Girl Scouts USA sue Boy Scouts over trademark as boys welcome girls

Girl Scouts USA sue Boy Scouts over trademark as boys welcome girls

Posted November 07, 2018 20:12:32 Photo: The Girl Scouts USA was founded in 1912, two years after the Boy Scouts. (AP: Elaine Thompson, file) Related Story: Three Girl Scouts and volunteer mum killed in roadside hit-and-run while picking up litter The Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA) …

Year 2 student wins battle to get girls on Nutri-Grain cereal boxes

Year 2 student wins battle to get girls on Nutri-Grain cereal boxes

By Lara Lauth Posted November 06, 2018 15:25:06 Photo: Canberra’s Daliah Lee wants to be prime minister when she is an adult. (Supplied: Annabelle Lee) Related Story: ‘I jiggle therefore I am’: Viral UK sports campaign for women comes to Australia Related Story: Health Minister calls for review of ‘offensive’ …

St Catherine’s School ‘old girls’ outraged by Anglican principals’ letter to Federal MPs

St Catherine’s School ‘old girls’ outraged by Anglican principals’ letter to Federal MPs

Posted November 03, 2018 06:11:17 Related Story: Sydney’s Anglican schools fight for freedom not to hire gay teachers Related Story: No school should be allowed to turn away a gay student, PM says Former students at an elite Sydney school have expressed outrage at its decision to fight for exemptions …

Mother and stepfather jailed over girl’s torture death to plead guilty over assaults on sister, court told

Mother and stepfather jailed over girl’s torture death to plead guilty over assaults on sister, court told

Posted October 31, 2018 17:08:13 Photo: Newcastle Local Court was told the girl had been repeatedly assaulted in 2014 and 2015. (ABC Newcastle: Robert Virtue) A Hunter Valley man and woman jailed over the torture death of a 12-year-old girl will plead guilty to their alleged roles in relation to …

Trenton John Wickers: Identity revealed of ‘popular’ music teacher who sexually abused teenage girls

Trenton John Wickers: Identity revealed of ‘popular’ music teacher who sexually abused teenage girls

Posted October 31, 2018 20:40:19 Photo: Trenton John Wickers was found guilty last month and has had his name revealed for the first time. (ABC News) The identity of a South Australian music teacher who repeatedly sexually abused teenage girls can be revealed for the first time after the Supreme …