Growing eviction risk as rent freezes end in Europe
Official data shows nearly 11,000 Spanish individuals and families were evicted from their homes in the first quarter of the year.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 2 years ago
Growing eviction risk as rent freezes end in Europe
Covid-19: Are digital health passports a good idea?
Digital tools to certify Covid-19 immunity could help revive key business sectors and lift travel curbs
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 2 years ago
Covid-19: Are digital health passports a good idea?
Micro homes a model for slum upgrade
Flimsy shacks of tin and ply have given way to sleek, painted houses - small, clean and leak-free - in Bangkok’s biggest slum
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Micro homes a model for slum upgrade
Men outnumber women three to one on COVID-19 task forces
The study found 32 countries failed to factor gender into their recovery policies and programs at all.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Men outnumber women three to one on COVID-19 task forces
US homeowners fight racial bias in buy contracts
But there has never been a process mandated to systematically remove the offending language from property ownership documents.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
US homeowners fight racial bias in buy contracts
From child marriage to revenge porn: 10 set-backs for women in 2020
UN experts predict the gender poverty gap will widen in 2021 amid the economic downturn
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
From child marriage to revenge porn: 10 set-backs for women in 2020
Zimbabweans turn to sex work amid economic crisis and Coronavirus
Sex workers say hunger is driving women to sell their bodies
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Zimbabweans turn to sex work amid economic crisis and Coronavirus
Study: Women take coronavirus more seriously than men
Women are more likely than men to consider COVID-19 a serious problem and to agree and comply with restrictions
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Study: Women take coronavirus more seriously than men
Covid-19 smartphone app finally launches in England and Wales
The app uses Bluetooth signals to log when a user is in close contact with another user, generally meaning within two metres for 15 minutes or more.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Covid-19 smartphone app finally launches in England and Wales
Fears surge in demand for hand sanitiser could fuel child labour
There was an acute risk the poorest would be pushed into forced labour
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Fears surge in demand for hand sanitiser could fuel child labour
Zambian musician with albinism says coronavirus raises risk of attack
There are about 25,000 people with albinism in Zambia, according to official data.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Zambian musician with albinism says coronavirus raises risk of attack
US baseball commentator suspended for anti-gay slur on air
The comment prompted online criticism as well as apologies.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
US baseball commentator suspended for anti-gay slur on air
Mekatilili wa Menza celebrated on Google
Menza died in the 1920s of natural causes
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Mekatilili wa Menza celebrated on Google
Pandemic decimates livelihoods of the Maasai
The coronavirus has crushed the billion-dollar tourism industry, leaving tens of thousands of the Maasai struggling
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Pandemic decimates livelihoods of the Maasai
Will coronavirus thwart global efforts to end human trafficking?
On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, several experts listed their priorities for the global anti-trafficking movement
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Will coronavirus thwart global efforts to end human trafficking?
Look to women to drive global economic recovery from pandemic - Melinda Gates
Policies that focus on women's role will prove the most effective, says the philanthropist
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Look to women to drive global economic recovery from pandemic - Melinda Gates
Armed with social media, youth fight coronavirus 'infodemic'
Zimbabwean volunteers are going online to stop the spread of COVID-19 misinformation
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Armed with social media, youth fight coronavirus 'infodemic'
Solar keeps lights, phones on for rural Kenyans during pandemic blackouts
As the pandemic and extreme weather disrupt electricity supplies for many, alternative energy sources are coming to the fore
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Solar keeps lights, phones on for rural Kenyans during pandemic blackouts
Former Fox News employee's suit accuses former anchorman of rape
The complaint alleges the network knew Henry had engaged in sexual misconduct as far back as early 2017.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Former Fox News employee's suit accuses former anchorman of rape
With drones, masks innovators keep Covid-hit economies afloat
Entrepreneurs are developing ideas to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, from masks to 3D-printed protective gear
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
With drones, masks innovators keep Covid-hit economies afloat
Free ambulance helped save mothers and babies in lockdown
Disruptions to health systems caused by COVID-19 could result in an additional 56,700 maternal deaths in low and middle-income countries
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Free ambulance helped save mothers and babies in lockdown
Malawi's new female cabinet ministers vow to push for jobs for women
A record number of women join Malawi’s new cabinet with hopes to push for change
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Malawi's new female cabinet ministers vow to push for jobs for women
Coronavirus spike: The cities facing a second lockdown
As many cities ease curbs on movement, why are others from Beijing to Melbourne imposing second lockdowns and what do they involve?
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Coronavirus spike: The cities facing a second lockdown
U.N. warns COVID-19 could wipe out gains in equality for women at work
An estimated 40% of women employed globally work in hard-hit sectors such as hospitality and retail
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
U.N. warns COVID-19 could wipe out gains in equality for women at work
I'm a young Black man who used to oppose Black Lives Matter
The #BlackLivesMatter movement opened my eyes to the extent of anti-Black racism in the United States today
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
I'm a young Black man who used to oppose Black Lives Matter
After drought, herders hammered by coronavirus curbs
The COVID-19 response has disrupted the livestock marketing system in the area
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
After drought, herders hammered by coronavirus curbs
Pandemic has women re-thinking plans for motherhood
The broad hesitation among women about having children post-pandemic reflects the impact of sweeping unemployment
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Pandemic has women re-thinking plans for motherhood
Workers' rights seen crumbling as coronavirus threatens further setbacks
About 2.5 billion people - more than 60% of the world's workforce - are informal workers
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Workers' rights seen crumbling as coronavirus threatens further setbacks
Businesses urged to give refugees more jobs in COVID-19 era
New figures show 30 million refugees have fled their homes - nearly twice the number a decade ago
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 3 years ago
Businesses urged to give refugees more jobs in COVID-19 era
Who owns the virus? Pandemic sparks debate on data sharing
The question of who owns scientific data has come under scrutiny during the coronavirus crisis
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
Who owns the virus? Pandemic sparks debate on data sharing
Indian girl's suicide sparks protest over access to online classes
Her death highlights the "digital divide" - the gap between those who have access to technology and internet and those who don't
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
Indian girl's suicide sparks protest over access to online classes
UK domestic abuse chief fears more murders as lockdown eases
Britain's first domestic abuse commissioner, Nicole Jacobs, warns the public "not to look the other way" as lockdowns ease
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
UK domestic abuse chief fears more murders as lockdown eases
'Hunger or murder': Lockdown poverty exposes African sex workers to more violence
They are also providing them with a list of measures to help protect themselves from COVID-19
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
'Hunger or murder': Lockdown poverty exposes African sex workers to more violence
'Lockdown generation' looms as pandemic risks robbing young of future
Young people face “multiple shocks” from COVID-19 with women worst hit by its economic fallout
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
'Lockdown generation' looms as pandemic risks robbing young of future
Who are the women in Biden's running mate list?
Joe Biden, 77, has said the candidate should be someone who could step into the presidency if needed
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
Who are the women in Biden's running mate list?
UN delays crucial climate summit for a year, cites pandemic
European Union leaders proposed such a plan on Wednesday to tie a 750 billion euro recovery fund to climate goals.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
UN delays crucial climate summit for a year, cites pandemic
World leaders warn coronavirus could roll back progress for women
United Nations estimates that the pandemic could cause 7 million unwanted pregnancies over the next six months
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
World leaders warn coronavirus could roll back progress for women
Pandemic worsens pain of periods for women across the world
Millions of women worldwide are facing shortages of sanitary products
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
Pandemic worsens pain of periods for women across the world
'I had no choice': Sex for rent rises with coronavirus poverty
As coronavirus sees job cuts and a looming housing crisis, more landlords are asking tenants for sex instead of rent
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
'I had no choice': Sex for rent rises with coronavirus poverty
As lockdown clears the air, Cairo looks to keep pollution low
Expanded public transit, cleaner fuels and more shared bicycles could help preserve coronavirus-era gains
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 years ago
As lockdown clears the air, Cairo looks to keep pollution low
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