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  • 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

  • Article: Afghan Women's Names Aren't Used in Public; But These Women Want to Change That
    Girls & Women

    Afghan Women's Names Aren't Used in Public; But These Women Want to Change That

    July 31, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Our society is full of injustice for women, basically everything is taboo for women." Read more

  • Article: Women Are Battling Climate Change in India With a Splash of Paint
    Girls & Women

    Women Are Battling Climate Change in India With a Splash of Paint

    July 3, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Extreme heat is making life in Indian slums unbearable. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Founders of Colombia's 'City of Women'
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Founders of Colombia's 'City of Women'

    April 3, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We had to fight to build our own homes. Some people said women weren't capable of doing this." Read more