#Britain

  • Article: 3-Year-Old Girl in London Allegedly Subjected to FGM by 'Witch'
    Girls & Women

    3-Year-Old Girl in London Allegedly Subjected to FGM by 'Witch'

    Jan. 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A court heard that her parents held her down as it happened. Read more

  • Article: The Army Is Donating Ration Packs to Help Feed Hungry People in the UK
    Food & Hunger

    The Army Is Donating Ration Packs to Help Feed Hungry People in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 15, 2019

    Because 8 million people in Britain are struggling to afford enough food. Read more

  • Article: MPs and Campaigners Call on Met Police (Again) to Make Misogyny a Hate Crime
    Girls & Women

    MPs and Campaigners Call on Met Police (Again) to Make Misogyny a Hate Crime

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 15, 2019

    Gender was the aggravating factor behind at least half of all hate crimes reported by women in 2018. Read more

  • Article: British Schoolgirl 'Scared' to Go to School on Her Period After Teachers Wouldn't Let Her Use the Loo
    Water & Sanitation

    British Schoolgirl 'Scared' to Go to School on Her Period After Teachers Wouldn't Let Her Use the Loo

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 15, 2019

    She was reportedly left bleeding through her clothes on two separate occasions. Read more

  • Article: UK to Double HIV Prevention Pill Trials
    Health

    UK to Double HIV Prevention Pill Trials

    Jan. 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It can cut transmission rates by 99%. Read more

  • Article: Forced Marriage Survivors Sent Abroad Will No Longer Have to Pay for Flights Home to the UK
    Girls & Women

    Forced Marriage Survivors Sent Abroad Will No Longer Have to Pay for Flights Home to the UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 10, 2019

    Previously loans were provided — charged with interest if you couldn’t pay it back. Read more

  • Article: UK Urged to Appoint Minister for Hunger With Millions Undernourished
    Food & Hunger

    UK Urged to Appoint Minister for Hunger With Millions Undernourished

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 10, 2019

    Food insecurity affects 1 in 5 children in Britain. Read more

  • Article: These Futuristic 'Smart Glasses' Help Doctors Direct Warzone Surgery Without Actually Being There
    Health

    These Futuristic 'Smart Glasses' Help Doctors Direct Warzone Surgery Without Actually Being There

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 9, 2019

    It could save lives — and UK aid is helping. Read more