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  • Article: Forced Marriage Reports in UK Reach Record High
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    Forced Marriage Reports in UK Reach Record High

    May 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Britain banned forced marriage in 2014 but there have only been two convictions since. Read more

  • Article: India Elects a Record-Breaking Number of Women to Parliament
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    India Elects a Record-Breaking Number of Women to Parliament

    May 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women will make up about 15% of the lower house of parliament — less than the global average. Read more

  • Article: US House Votes to Recognize FGM as a Human Rights Violation
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    US House Votes to Recognize FGM as a Human Rights Violation

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 23, 2019

    The bipartisan resolution denouncing female genital mutilation passed 393 to 0. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania
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    Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 22, 2019

    Cases of child rape have tripled between 2017 and 2018. Read more

  • Article: First Female President of Bangladesh Garment Group  Seeks to Reform Industry
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    First Female President of Bangladesh Garment Group Seeks to Reform Industry

    May 22, 2019|Voice of America

    Huq says she plans to offer transparency, create a regulatory agency, and improve industry image. Read more

  • Article: The Taj Mahal Will Be India's First Monument With a Breastfeeding Room
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    The Taj Mahal Will Be India's First Monument With a Breastfeeding Room

    May 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The historic structure will soon have a room to accommodate breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Read more

  • Article: Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages
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    Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    May 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A new program provides jobs for women in Zanzibar and electricity to poor families. Read more

  • Article: Men Avoid Spending Time With Female Colleagues in the Wake of #MeToo, Survey Finds
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    Men Avoid Spending Time With Female Colleagues in the Wake of #MeToo, Survey Finds

    May 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Senior men were less willing to spend time with junior female co-workers. Read more