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  • Article: Child Marriage Persists in Guatemala Despite Ban, Experts Say
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Persists in Guatemala Despite Ban, Experts Say

    Aug. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly one-third of girls in Guatemala are married by 18. Read more

  • Article: UK Refuses Asylum to Former Child Slaves Despite Safety Fears
    Citizenship

    UK Refuses Asylum to Former Child Slaves Despite Safety Fears

    Aug. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many teenage survivors are sent back to nations where they end up being victims again. Read more

  • Article: Richard Branson and Caribbean States Launch Green Fund to Fight Climate Disasters
    Environment

    Richard Branson and Caribbean States Launch Green Fund to Fight Climate Disasters

    Aug. 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Scientists say climate change can affect the paths of hurricanes. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ People Are 14 Times More Likely to Be Homeless Than Straight People in the UK
    Girls & Women

    LGBTQ People Are 14 Times More Likely to Be Homeless Than Straight People in the UK

    Aug. 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 80% say coming out to their parents was the main reason they lost their homes. Read more

  • Article: India Court Strikes Down Law Used to Arrest Anyone Who Is Poor or Homeless
    Citizenship

    India Court Strikes Down Law Used to Arrest Anyone Who Is Poor or Homeless

    Aug. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Panhandling is no longer a crime in New Delhi. Read more

  • Article: Record Number of LGBTQ People Are Running for Office in the US
    Citizenship

    Record Number of LGBTQ People Are Running for Office in the US

    Aug. 8, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Just 0.1% of all current elected public officials are openly LGBTQ. Read more

  • Article: Rights Groups Criticize Malaysia's 'Fashion Policing' of Muslim Women's Clothing
    Girls & Women

    Rights Groups Criticize Malaysia's 'Fashion Policing' of Muslim Women's Clothing

    Aug. 8, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The government is finalizing dress code guidelines for Muslim women in the private sector. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Groups Banned From Organizing Around the World: Report
    Citizenship

    LGBTQ Groups Banned From Organizing Around the World: Report

    Aug. 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In 55 countries, LGBTQ organizations exist but are denied state authorization. Read more