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  • Article: India's Top Court Will Reconsider Whether Gay Sex Is Criminal

    India's Top Court Will Reconsider Whether Gay Sex Is Criminal

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 9, 2018

    "What is natural to one may not be natural to others," top court says. Read more

  • Article: Lawyers and Activists Urge Sri Lanka to Ban Genital Cutting

    Lawyers and Activists Urge Sri Lanka to Ban Genital Cutting

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 6, 2017

    "Women who have been affected by khatna want to see this practice banned." Read more

  • Article: Iraq's Proposed Child Marriage Law Would 'Deprive' Kids of Childhood, UN Says

    Iraq's Proposed Child Marriage Law Would 'Deprive' Kids of Childhood, UN Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 5, 2017

    The law could allow marriage for children as young as 9 years old. Read more

  • Article: With Focus on Hunger, an Obesity Epidemic Is Creeping Up in African Countries

    With Focus on Hunger, an Obesity Epidemic Is Creeping Up in African Countries

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 8, 2017

    In Africa, people are often unaware that highly processed foods are unhealthy. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country

    Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 25, 2017

    The first lady was the first to propose a meeting of African leaders to eradicate child marriage. Read more

  • Article: Meet the UN’s New Superhero Fighting for Girls’ Education: Burka Avenger

    Meet the UN’s New Superhero Fighting for Girls’ Education: Burka Avenger

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 26, 2017

    There's a new superhero in town — and this teacher wears a veil, not a cape. Read more

  • Article: Men Will Suffer If Marital Rape Is Outlawed, India Government Argues

    Men Will Suffer If Marital Rape Is Outlawed, India Government Argues

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 31, 2017

    More than 40% of married women aged 15 to 49 experience domestic violence. Read more

  • Article: Afghan Women's Names Aren't Used in Public; But These Women Want to Change That

    Afghan Women's Names Aren't Used in Public; But These Women Want to Change That

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 31, 2017

    "Our society is full of injustice for women, basically everything is taboo for women." Read more