#Europe

  • Article: Meet Dr. Katarina Barley: European, Feminist, and Vice-President of the European Parliament

    Meet Dr. Katarina Barley: European, Feminist, and Vice-President of the European Parliament

    By Jana Sepehr|June 26, 2020

    We speak to Dr. Barley to find out more about the EU’s role in COVID-19, anti-racism, and more. Read more

  • Article: Europe Unveils Vaccine Strategy Against COVID-19 With Equality at Its Heart

    Europe Unveils Vaccine Strategy Against COVID-19 With Equality at Its Heart

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 19, 2020

    Here’s what you need to know about the European Commission’s new plan for vaccines. Read more

  • Article: Britain Now Has the Highest COVID-19 Death Toll in Europe

    Britain Now Has the Highest COVID-19 Death Toll in Europe

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 6, 2020

    There have been a total of 29,427 deaths in the UK so far — overtaking Italy. Read more

  • Article: Sweden Just Shut Down Its Last Coal-Fired Power Plant

    Sweden Just Shut Down Its Last Coal-Fired Power Plant

    By Brandon Wiggins|April 29, 2020

    Moving on from coal power is vital for mitigating global climate change. Read more

  • Article: How the Refugee Crisis at the Greek-Turkish Border Makes Me Feel About Europe

    How the Refugee Crisis at the Greek-Turkish Border Makes Me Feel About Europe

    March 31, 2020

    Caroline König is an Oxfam Germany campaigner, here she writes about violence at Europe's borders. Read more

  • Article: Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 31, 2020

    Charities are looking for creative ways to support women trapped with abusers during the lockdown. Read more

  • Feature: ‘I Risked My Life to Protect My Fellow Refugees. Here’s What’s Next for Me.’

    ‘I Risked My Life to Protect My Fellow Refugees. Here’s What’s Next for Me.’

    March 23, 2020

    Sarah Mardini drew headlines after she saved a sinking boat of refugees. Here, she tells her story. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Causing Bears to Emerge From Hibernation Early

    Climate Change Is Causing Bears to Emerge From Hibernation Early

    By Catherine Caruso|March 13, 2020

    Waking up a month early could increase interactions with humans. Read more