#Thomson Reuters Foundation

  • Article: Afghan Capital's Poorest Communities Are Struggling to Survive Amid Hunger and COVID-19

    Afghan Capital's Poorest Communities Are Struggling to Survive Amid Hunger and COVID-19

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 24, 2020

    Poor workers who hoped to find a better future in the city are now struggling to survive. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ+ Pride Events Will Focus on Racial Injustice and Police Violence in the US

    LGBTQ+ Pride Events Will Focus on Racial Injustice and Police Violence in the US

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 5, 2020

    The killing of George Floyd has prompted LGBTQ+ groups to focus on racial justice at Pride events. Read more

  • Article: Killing of Women in Argentina Reaches 10-Year High in COVID-19 Lockdown

    Killing of Women in Argentina Reaches 10-Year High in COVID-19 Lockdown

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 20, 2020

    Violence against women has been increasing during lockdowns, while help and support are limited. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Ethiopian Girls Saved From Child Marriage Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

    Hundreds of Ethiopian Girls Saved From Child Marriage Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 15, 2020

    More than 500 girls have been rescued from child marriage in Ethiopia since schools closed. Read more

  • Article: Charlize Theron Unveils 50 Female Celebrities Joining Her Fight Against Lockdown Domestic Abuse

    Charlize Theron Unveils 50 Female Celebrities Joining Her Fight Against Lockdown Domestic Abuse

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 14, 2020

    "I'm so proud that these exceptional, powerhouse women heard my rallying cry." Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Push Millions of People Into Poverty in Mexico

    COVID-19 Could Push Millions of People Into Poverty in Mexico

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 13, 2020

    Fallout from coronavirus could lead to 70 million Mexicans not earning enough to cover basic needs. Read more

  • Article: 1 in 5 LGBTQ+ People Are Targeted for Conversion Therapy in Colombia

    1 in 5 LGBTQ+ People Are Targeted for Conversion Therapy in Colombia

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 8, 2020

    More and more countries are moving to ban the practice, which can cause severe mental health issues. Read more

  • Article: FGM Affects More Countries Than Previous Estimates Suggest: Study

    FGM Affects More Countries Than Previous Estimates Suggest: Study

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 18, 2020

    FGM affects at least 92 countries, according to a study by Equality Now. Read more