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  • Article: Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    By Jerica Deck  and  Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    More than 2.1 billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    March 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These children are often vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups. Read more

  • Article: This New Coalition Is Using Millions of Dollars to Fight Sexual Harassment

    This New Coalition Is Using Millions of Dollars to Fight Sexual Harassment

    By Jerica Deck|March 15, 2019

    Less than 2% of foundation funds in the US are allocated toward curbing gender-based violence. Read more

  • Article: George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed

    George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed

    March 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    They are launching a project that tracks which countries use courtrooms to oppress minorities Read more

  • Article: Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India

    Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India

    March 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The number of crimes against women reported to police in India rose by 83% from 2007 to 2016. Read more

  • Article: The First Person on Mars Will 'Likely' Be a Woman, NASA Head Says

    The First Person on Mars Will 'Likely' Be a Woman, NASA Head Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|March 13, 2019

    A NASA administrator also said the next person on the moon will 'absolutely' be a woman. Read more

  • Article: NYC Will Add 4 Statues of Trailblazing Women to Help Close a Little-Known Gender Gap

    NYC Will Add 4 Statues of Trailblazing Women to Help Close a Little-Known Gender Gap

    By Jerica Deck|March 8, 2019

    There are currently only five statues of historic women in New York City. Read more

  • Article: NASA Just Announced Its First-Ever All-Female Spacewalk

    NASA Just Announced Its First-Ever All-Female Spacewalk

    March 7, 2019|Voice of America

    The spacewalk will include Anne McClain, Christina Koch, and flight controller Kristen Facciol. Read more