#Government

  • Article: UK Government's Plan to Make Photo ID Compulsory When Voting Sparks Fears for Vulnerable Britons

    UK Government's Plan to Make Photo ID Compulsory When Voting Sparks Fears for Vulnerable Britons

    Oct. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Civil society groups warn that it could exclude thousands of homeless people and minority groups. Read more

  • Article: South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 9, 2019

    The nation has been gripped by violence against women and girls, and African immigrants. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Just Quietly Announced Some ‘Landmark’ Climate Policies. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    Scotland Just Quietly Announced Some ‘Landmark’ Climate Policies. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 4, 2019

    Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland’s a “leader on climate change.” But what do the experts think? Read more

  • Article: I Sat Outside a UK Government Building on Hunger Strike for 15 Days Demanding Climate Action

    I Sat Outside a UK Government Building on Hunger Strike for 15 Days Demanding Climate Action

    Aug. 14, 2019

    Cliff Kendall is one of 1,100 doctors supporting Extinction Rebellion’s climate action. Read more

  • Article: Court Rules UK Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia for Use in Yemen Are ‘Unlawful’ in Historic Victory

    Court Rules UK Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia for Use in Yemen Are ‘Unlawful’ in Historic Victory

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 21, 2019

    The landmark judgement comes after years of campaigning from NGOs and organisations. Read more

  • Article: The UK Government Wants to Help 'Ordinary Savers' Invest in People and the Planet

    The UK Government Wants to Help 'Ordinary Savers' Invest in People and the Planet

    June 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Impact investing is all about combining investment with social purpose. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Finance Minister Doubles Investment in Sanitary Products and Education

    South Africa's Finance Minister Doubles Investment in Sanitary Products and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 26, 2019

    It's partly thanks to actions taken by you ahead of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Read more

  • Article: Lebanon Just Appointed the Arab World's First Female Interior Minister

    Lebanon Just Appointed the Arab World's First Female Interior Minister

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2019

    Raya al-Hassan is ready to ensure safety for domestic violence survivors and refugees. Read more