#Senegal

  • Article: Senegal, One of the World’s Biggest Ocean Polluters, Will Enforce Fines on Plastic Use
    Environment

    Senegal, One of the World’s Biggest Ocean Polluters, Will Enforce Fines on Plastic Use

    By Sushmita Roy|Aug. 1, 2019

    Shopkeepers will be fined $85 and manufacturers risk $34,000 in fines or six months in prison. Read more

  • Article: The Highest Authority in Sunni Islam Just Declared an End to Child Marriage in Africa
    Girls & Women

    The Highest Authority in Sunni Islam Just Declared an End to Child Marriage in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Pia Gralki|June 21, 2019

    The total number of women married in childhood will likely reach 950 million by 2030. Read more

  • Article: FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support
    Girls & Women

    FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support

    June 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "There's this picture that has never left my mind of the blood." Read more

  • Article: Dozens of Senegalese Girls Have Been Sexually Exploited at School, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Dozens of Senegalese Girls Have Been Sexually Exploited at School, Report Says

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 19, 2018

    Girls were coerced into having sex with teachers for better grades, food, and money. Read more

  • Article: These Engineers Are Turning Poop Into Drinkable Water
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    These Engineers Are Turning Poop Into Drinkable Water

    By Sydni Brecher|June 5, 2018

    Watch Bill Gates and Jimmy Fallon drink waste water with a purpose. Read more

  • Article: These 8 African Cities Pledged to Eliminate Emissions by 2050
    Environment

    These 8 African Cities Pledged to Eliminate Emissions by 2050

    May 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    From Accra to Dar es Salaam, these cities pledged to clean up the environment. Read more

  • Article: The Sea Is Swallowing Up Homes in This Senegal City
    Environment

    The Sea Is Swallowing Up Homes in This Senegal City

    April 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A scheme backed by the World Bank aims to resettle 10,000 residents from the coast of Saint-Louis. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizens and Rihanna Just Helped Secure $2.3B for Education
    AdvocacyEducation

    Global Citizens and Rihanna Just Helped Secure $2.3B for Education

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Katie Dallas|Feb. 2, 2018

    Yet our work is far from done. Read more