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  • Article: Sweden Says Sex Without Consent Under Any Circumstance Is Rape
    Girls & Women

    Sweden Says Sex Without Consent Under Any Circumstance Is Rape

    May 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The new law no longer requires a threat of violence for non-consensual sex to be considered rape. Read more

  • Article: Norway Just Banned Child Marriage and Set an Example for the World
    Girls & Women

    Norway Just Banned Child Marriage and Set an Example for the World

    May 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Norway's minimum marriage age is 18, but exceptions can be made for children as young as 16. Read more

  • Article: One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says
    Water & Sanitation

    One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In one district in Nepal there is just one toilet for every 170 girls. Read more

  • Article: Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear
    Girls & Women

    Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gothenburg officials advise girls to hide the spoon in order to alert airport security. Read more

  • Article: These 8 African Cities Pledged to Eliminate Emissions by 2050
    Environment

    These 8 African Cities Pledged to Eliminate Emissions by 2050

    May 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    From Accra to Dar es Salaam, these cities pledged to clean up the environment. Read more

  • Article: YouTube Star Unboxes a Fresh Pair of Kicks — With a Modern-Day Slavery Twist
    Citizenship

    YouTube Star Unboxes a Fresh Pair of Kicks — With a Modern-Day Slavery Twist

    May 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Fast fashion has a human cost. It's $90. Read more

  • Article: Solar Power Could Save Water in Thirsty Middle East and North Africa
    Water & Sanitation

    Solar Power Could Save Water in Thirsty Middle East and North Africa

    May 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Switching to renewable energy could save water used in generating electricity. Read more

  • Article: A Kenyan Court Rejected a Plea to Make Divorce More Equitable for Women
    Girls & Women

    A Kenyan Court Rejected a Plea to Make Divorce More Equitable for Women

    May 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women are often evicted from their homes when they get divorced. Read more