#United Kingdom

  • Article: Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 22, 2020

    This includes formal apologies, truth-telling processes, and reparations. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Set UK International Development Work Back 30 Years

    COVID-19 Could Set UK International Development Work Back 30 Years

    By Brandon Wiggins|April 30, 2020

    Millions, if not hundreds of millions, of people could be pushed into poverty by the pandemic. Read more

  • Article: Charities in the UK Are Losing Money Because of Coronavirus

    Charities in the UK Are Losing Money Because of Coronavirus

    By Brandon Wiggins|April 28, 2020

    Oxfam has had to furlough two-thirds of its staff in the UK. Read more

  • Article: The UK Will Put an End to Its Tampon Tax in 2021

    The UK Will Put an End to Its Tampon Tax in 2021

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 9, 2020

    There is currently a 5% tax on period products in the UK. Read more

  • 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