#UK

  • Article: Diversity Makes Countries Stronger in the Long Run, New Research Shows
    Citizenship

    Diversity Makes Countries Stronger in the Long Run, New Research Shows

    July 18, 2019

    New research reveals that countries adapt to diversity over time and grow as a result. Read more

  • Article: Britain to Consider Environmental Cost of Mass Tourism
    Environment

    Britain to Consider Environmental Cost of Mass Tourism

    July 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "It's easy to forget about the environmental impact our holidays are having." Read more

  • Article: UK Parents Raise Over £500,000 to Fund Pregnancy Support Groups in Kenya
    Girls & Women

    UK Parents Raise Over £500,000 to Fund Pregnancy Support Groups in Kenya

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 17, 2019

    This tiny British charity’s first appeal completely smashed its target. Read more

  • Article: Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested
    Girls & Women

    Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2019

    “Girls feel like they can’t say ‘no.’” Read more

  • Article: This NHS Worker’s Family Has Been Hit by Malaria and Polio. Now She’s Raising Her Voice.
    AdvocacyHealth

    This NHS Worker’s Family Has Been Hit by Malaria and Polio. Now She’s Raising Her Voice.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2019

    Hauwa Mohammed is a true Global Citizen — we asked her why campaigning on health care is so vital. Read more

  • Article: Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK
    Girls & Women

    Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK

    July 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Just two people have been convicted since Britain banned forced marriage in 2014. Read more

  • Article: Lashana Lynch Will Make History as First Black Woman to Play '007'
    Girls & Women

    Lashana Lynch Will Make History as First Black Woman to Play '007'

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 15, 2019

    It would make Lashana Lynch the first woman and the first person of colour to play the iconic role. Read more

  • Article: Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note
    Citizenship

    Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 15, 2019

    He was a World War II hero who saved millions of lives — and yet was persecuted for his sexuality. Read more