#UK

  • Article: Top UK Fashion Brands Team Up With Law Enforcement to End Slavery
    Citizenship

    Top UK Fashion Brands Team Up With Law Enforcement to End Slavery

    Nov. 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    They want to eradicate labour exploitation and modern slavery from the fashion industry. Read more

  • Article: Doctors and Teachers Failing to Report Forced Marriages Could Face Criminal Charges
    Girls & Women

    Doctors and Teachers Failing to Report Forced Marriages Could Face Criminal Charges

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 16, 2018

    A public consultation into the matter was opened on Thursday, Nov. 15. Read more

  • Article: Britain's Biggest Supermarkets Still Produce Billions of Plastic Bags Every Year
    Environment

    Britain's Biggest Supermarkets Still Produce Billions of Plastic Bags Every Year

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 15, 2018

    The war on plastic bags is far from over. Read more

  • Article: A Thong Was Presented in a Rape Trial. Women in Ireland (and Around the World) Are Furious.
    Girls & Women

    A Thong Was Presented in a Rape Trial. Women in Ireland (and Around the World) Are Furious.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 14, 2018

    “You have to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing a thong with a lace front.” Read more

  • Article: After Banned Palm Oil Ad, Iceland Has Let an 'Orangutan' Loose in London
    Environment

    After Banned Palm Oil Ad, Iceland Has Let an 'Orangutan' Loose in London

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 14, 2018

    It’s been spotted climbing a 20-foot Christmas tree. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Had Its First-Ever Disability-Friendly Shopping Day
    Citizenship

    The UK Just Had Its First-Ever Disability-Friendly Shopping Day

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 14, 2018

    Over 700 businesses in Britain got on board with “Purple Tuesday.” Read more

  • Article: Overwhelming Majority of 'Flushable' Wet Wipes Aren't Flushable at All
    Environment

    Overwhelming Majority of 'Flushable' Wet Wipes Aren't Flushable at All

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 13, 2018

    And it's doing serious harm to the sewers and the seas. Read more

  • Article: As We Mark the Armistice Centenary, the UK Just Doubled Its Commitment to Achieving Peace
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    As We Mark the Armistice Centenary, the UK Just Doubled Its Commitment to Achieving Peace

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 13, 2018

    Lest we forget. Read more