As the girls high school flag football playoff games get underway in Georgia, GPB Morning Edition host Leah Fleming finds out what makes the game so attractive to players.
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.
Friday, March 8, is International Women's Day. To mark the occasion, "On Second Thought" host Virginia Prescott is moderating a panel of powerful women...
The 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education made segregation of America’s public schools illegal. But decades before Thurgood Marshall...