#United Kingdom

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

    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
    Environment

    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
    Health

    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
    ImpactGirls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Environment

    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
    Environment

    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