#Vietnam

  • Article: Vietnam Just Got Its First Female President, but Activists Are Unimpressed
    Girls & Women

    Vietnam Just Got Its First Female President, but Activists Are Unimpressed

    Sept. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists say her appointment is symbolically important, but unlikely to lead to real change. Read more

  • Article: The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking

    Aug. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women have been trafficked from Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos and sold as brides. Read more

  • Article: Rights Group Urges Australia to Confront Vietnam Over Human Rights Abuses
    Citizenship

    Rights Group Urges Australia to Confront Vietnam Over Human Rights Abuses

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 28, 2018

    The two nations will convene for the 15th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue on Aug. 23. 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: These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize
    Environment

    These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize

    By Chris Gelardi|April 23, 2018

    “We have a responsibility to future generations to leave a better world.” Read more

  • Article: Hanoi Enjoyed Just 38 Days of Clean Air in 2017- Report
    Environment

    Hanoi Enjoyed Just 38 Days of Clean Air in 2017- Report

    Jan. 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "A bit more than one month were days with good air quality." Read more

  • Article: ‘Devious’ Nail Bar Owner Jailed for Forcing Trafficked Girls into Slavery in Britain
    Citizenship

    ‘Devious’ Nail Bar Owner Jailed for Forcing Trafficked Girls into Slavery in Britain

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 3, 2018

    It’s the first successful prosecution involving children under the 2015 Modern Slavery Act. Read more

  • Article: This Blogger Is Going to Jail for 7 Years for Reporting on a Toxic Spill
    Citizenship

    This Blogger Is Going to Jail for 7 Years for Reporting on a Toxic Spill

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 28, 2017

    At least 105 peaceful protesters have been given lengthy prison sentences in Vietnam. Read more