#Government

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

    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
    Citizenship

    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
    Finance & Innovation

    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
    Water & Sanitation

    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
    Girls & Women

    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

  • Article: The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work
    Citizenship

    The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 7, 2019

    “We're tapping into previously ignored talent, addressing gender inequality… helping our economy." Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Unveiled 'Landmark' Laws Against Domestic Abuse
    Girls & Women

    Britain Just Unveiled 'Landmark' Laws Against Domestic Abuse

    Jan. 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Domestic abusers damage millions of lives and cost the UK billions every year. Read more

  • Article: Upskirting Will Now Finally Be a Crime in England and Wales
    Girls & Women

    Upskirting Will Now Finally Be a Crime in England and Wales

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 16, 2019

    It’s a perfect example of why we should never just “ignore it” when it comes to sexual assault. Read more