#Laws

  • 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: Sharing Food With Homeless People Is Now Protected by First Amendment
    Food & Hunger

    Sharing Food With Homeless People Is Now Protected by First Amendment

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 28, 2018

    We should all feel free to share meals with those in need. Read more

  • Article: India Court Strikes Down Law Used to Arrest Anyone Who Is Poor or Homeless
    Citizenship

    India Court Strikes Down Law Used to Arrest Anyone Who Is Poor or Homeless

    Aug. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Panhandling is no longer a crime in New Delhi. Read more

  • Article: France Outlaws Catcalling Women in Public After Paris Café Assault
    Girls & Women

    France Outlaws Catcalling Women in Public After Paris Café Assault

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Joanna Prisco|Aug. 2, 2018

    The vote came after a woman was attacked outside a Paris café. Read more

  • Article: Palestine Is the Latest Middle Eastern State to Repeal ‘Marry-Your-Rapist’ Law
    Girls & Women

    Palestine Is the Latest Middle Eastern State to Repeal ‘Marry-Your-Rapist’ Law

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 10, 2018

    It joins Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, and others. Read more

  • Article: Child Rapists in India to Face the Death Penalty
    Girls & Women

    Child Rapists in India to Face the Death Penalty

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 23, 2018

    Decision follows weeks of outrage over two high-profile assault cases. Read more

  • Article: Judge Rules This Country’s Anti-Gay Laws Are Unconstitutional
    Citizenship

    Judge Rules This Country’s Anti-Gay Laws Are Unconstitutional

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 13, 2018

    Activists hope the decision will lead to other outdated laws being struck down in the region. Read more

  • Article: This Tiny African Republic Just Passed Its First Law Against Rape
    Girls & Women

    This Tiny African Republic Just Passed Its First Law Against Rape

    April 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Until now rape was not defined as a crime in Somaliland. Read more