#United Kingdom

  • Article: UK's Largest Supermarket Chain Will Turn Unsold Bread Into New Products to Fight Food Waste

    UK's Largest Supermarket Chain Will Turn Unsold Bread Into New Products to Fight Food Waste

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    If implemented across all Tesco stores, the company could halve its amount of unsold fresh bread. Read more

  • Article: England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers

    England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 22, 2019

    The ban comes after years of campaigning. Read more

  • Article: Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    This Mother’s Day, let’s acknowledge the need for change in maternal health systems worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses

    Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses

    By Sophie Barbier|March 20, 2019

    And more news from the sidelines of the 63rd CSW in New York Read more

  • Article: Mother Who Cut Her Daughter Is First Ever FGM Conviction in UK

    Mother Who Cut Her Daughter Is First Ever FGM Conviction in UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 1, 2019

    She faces up to 14 years in prison. Read more

  • Article: Winter Vacation Puts British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM

    Winter Vacation Puts British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM

    Dec. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists warn girls may be taken overseas for FGM during school holidays. Read more

  • Article: An Australian Innovation Has Resolved the Takeaway Coffee Cup Recycling Conundrum

    An Australian Innovation Has Resolved the Takeaway Coffee Cup Recycling Conundrum

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 21, 2018

    Disposable coffee cups can now be recycled and turned into paper. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution Particles Discovered in Mothers' Placentas: Study

    Air Pollution Particles Discovered in Mothers' Placentas: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This is a serious threat to fetus development, childbirth, and a healthy life outside the womb. Read more