#Human Rights

  • Article: Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador
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    Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador

    May 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Rita French will be based in Geneva and will focus on issues including media freedom and slavery. Read more

  • Article: Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Easter Bombings
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    Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Easter Bombings

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 29, 2019

    Human rights groups worry the move will fuel tension and ostracize the Muslim community. Read more

  • Article: H&M Is the First Major Fashion Chain to List Suppliers for All Garments to Combat Slavery
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    H&M Is the First Major Fashion Chain to List Suppliers for All Garments to Combat Slavery

    April 26, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The fashion industry is rife with slavery and labour abuses. Read more

  • Article: Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.
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    Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 26, 2019

    Freedom Day is an important milestone for the country. Read more

  • Article: Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment
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    Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment

    April 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The United Nations had condemned imposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. Read more

  • Article: There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.
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    There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|April 1, 2019

    We asked an expert why having a definition is such a big deal. Read more

  • Article: The Pope Called Femicide a 'Plague' Throughout Latin America
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    The Pope Called Femicide a 'Plague' Throughout Latin America

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Jan. 25, 2019

    El Salvador has one of the highest rates of femicide. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children
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    Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 16, 2019

    The government seeks a solution for the country’s overpopulation. Read more