#Elections

  • Article: South Africa Is Going to the Polls in May. And 31% of New Voter Registrations Are Under 31.
    Citizenship

    South Africa Is Going to the Polls in May. And 31% of New Voter Registrations Are Under 31.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 7, 2019

    It’s the first election held after youth-led movements like Fees Must Fall. Read more

  • Article: Britain Claps Back at Daily Mail for 'Factually Inaccurate' Headline
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    Britain Claps Back at Daily Mail for 'Factually Inaccurate' Headline

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 7, 2019

    The newspaper claimed UK aid was funding “rigged elections” in Bangladesh. Read more

  • Article: Alyssa Milano Believes Voting Is the Secret to Fixing the US Education System
    Education

    Alyssa Milano Believes Voting Is the Secret to Fixing the US Education System

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 22, 2018

    “Right now it is such a mess.” Read more

  • Article: Nigerians Are Calling on Political Candidates to Prioritize Water and Sanitation
    Water & Sanitation

    Nigerians Are Calling on Political Candidates to Prioritize Water and Sanitation

    By Jasper Lo|July 5, 2018

    The Vote4WASH campaign aims to raise awareness of the need for improved WASH access. Read more

  • Article: Malawi Just Made It Easier for Women to Run for Office
    Girls & Women

    Malawi Just Made It Easier for Women to Run for Office

    May 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Malawi continues towards gender equality; female candidates will pay 25 percent less for entry. Read more

  • Article: A Record Number of US Women Are Running for Governor This Year
    Girls & Women

    A Record Number of US Women Are Running for Governor This Year

    By Chris Gelardi|May 7, 2018

    77 women are expected to run — more than double the previous record. Read more

  • Article: Will Iraq Be Next to Abolish the 'Marry Your Rapist' Law?
    Girls & Women

    Will Iraq Be Next to Abolish the 'Marry Your Rapist' Law?

    April 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists are preparing for a campaign ahead of May elections. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Welcomes ‘Dawn of a New Era’ as Mugabe’s Replacement Is Sworn in
    Citizenship

    Zimbabwe Welcomes ‘Dawn of a New Era’ as Mugabe’s Replacement Is Sworn in

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 24, 2017

    President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to “serve all people.” Read more