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  • Article: Ending Child Marriage by 2030 Will Require a 'Complete Sea Change'
    Girls & Women

    Ending Child Marriage by 2030 Will Require a 'Complete Sea Change'

    June 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Extreme weather in countries like Bangladesh and Mali have put more girls at risk of child marriage. Read more

  • Article: Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax
    Health

    Australian Senate Passes Bill to Pull Plug on Tampon Tax

    June 18, 2018

    The bill would recategorize tampons from non-essential "luxury" items to essential health products. Read more

  • Article: 'Afghanistan's Malala' Graduates College With Top Honors
    Education

    'Afghanistan's Malala' Graduates College With Top Honors

    June 11, 2018

    Before receiving her diploma, Breshna Musazai had already survived polio and two gunshot wounds. Read more

  • Article: The END Fund Is Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases for 1.5 Billion People
    Health

    The END Fund Is Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases for 1.5 Billion People

    By David Brand|April 12, 2018

    Global Citizen’s newest partner is helping to eradicate Neglected Tropical Diseases worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Live Music May Help You Live Longer, Research Finds
    Health

    Live Music May Help You Live Longer, Research Finds

    By David Brand|March 28, 2018

    A new study finds that music improves emotional wellbeing by more than 20%. Read more

  • Article: Cervical Cancer Will Double Across the Middle East Without HPV Vaccines
    Health

    Cervical Cancer Will Double Across the Middle East Without HPV Vaccines

    March 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Women's health issues are not a priority in the region on a political level.” Read more

  • Article: These Empowered Women Are Cutting FGM Out of Kenyan Life
    Girls & Women

    These Empowered Women Are Cutting FGM Out of Kenyan Life

    March 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls and women are learning farming and other trade to counter myths about dependence and weakness. Read more

  • Article: This ‘Remarkable’ Breakthrough May Reverse The Effects of Alzheimer’s
    Health

    This ‘Remarkable’ Breakthrough May Reverse The Effects of Alzheimer’s

    By David Brand|Feb. 16, 2018

    An experiment “completely reversed” the buildup of proteins linked to the disease in mice. Read more