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  • Article: After Fleeing Conflict, Refugee Women in Malaysia Face Growing Threat of Domestic Violence
    Girls & Women

    After Fleeing Conflict, Refugee Women in Malaysia Face Growing Threat of Domestic Violence

    Jan. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "He would hit me if he was not happy." Read more

  • Article: India's Top Court Will Reconsider Whether Gay Sex Is Criminal
    Citizenship

    India's Top Court Will Reconsider Whether Gay Sex Is Criminal

    Jan. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "What is natural to one may not be natural to others," top court says. Read more

  • Article: Lawyers and Activists Urge Sri Lanka to Ban Genital Cutting
    Citizenship

    Lawyers and Activists Urge Sri Lanka to Ban Genital Cutting

    Dec. 6, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Women who have been affected by khatna want to see this practice banned." Read more

  • Article: Iraq's Proposed Child Marriage Law Would 'Deprive' Kids of Childhood, UN Says
    Citizenship

    Iraq's Proposed Child Marriage Law Would 'Deprive' Kids of Childhood, UN Says

    Dec. 5, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The law could allow marriage for children as young as 9 years old. Read more

  • Article: With Focus on Hunger, an Obesity Epidemic Is Creeping Up in African Countries
    Health

    With Focus on Hunger, an Obesity Epidemic Is Creeping Up in African Countries

    Nov. 8, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In Africa, people are often unaware that highly processed foods are unhealthy. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country
    Girls & Women

    Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country

    Oct. 25, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The first lady was the first to propose a meeting of African leaders to eradicate child marriage. Read more

  • Article: Meet the UN’s New Superhero Fighting for Girls’ Education: Burka Avenger
    Girls & Women

    Meet the UN’s New Superhero Fighting for Girls’ Education: Burka Avenger

    Sept. 26, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    There's a new superhero in town — and this teacher wears a veil, not a cape. Read more

  • Article: Men Will Suffer If Marital Rape Is Outlawed, India Government Argues
    Girls & Women

    Men Will Suffer If Marital Rape Is Outlawed, India Government Argues

    Aug. 31, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 40% of married women aged 15 to 49 experience domestic violence. Read more