#Vietnam

  • Article: Imported Plastic Waste Is Destroying Asia's Crops and Health
    Health

    Imported Plastic Waste Is Destroying Asia's Crops and Health

    April 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Much of the world's plastic waste is shipped to Asia and illegally dumped. Read more

  • Article: Women Factory Workers in Vietnam Face High Levels of Sexual Abuse: Report
    Girls & Women

    Women Factory Workers in Vietnam Face High Levels of Sexual Abuse: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 8, 2019

    Labor advocates are calling on corporations to stand up for better conditions. Read more

  • Article: Garment Workers for Australian Brands Are Paid as Little as 51 Cents an Hour, Oxfam Reports
    Finance & Innovation

    Garment Workers for Australian Brands Are Paid as Little as 51 Cents an Hour, Oxfam Reports

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 27, 2019

    Workers are trapped in an unrelenting cycle of poverty, without enough money for basic necessities. Read more

  • Article: Vietnam Just Got Its First Female President, but Activists Are Unimpressed
    Girls & Women

    Vietnam Just Got Its First Female President, but Activists Are Unimpressed

    Sept. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists say her appointment is symbolically important, but unlikely to lead to real change. Read more

  • Article: The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking

    Aug. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women have been trafficked from Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos and sold as brides. Read more

  • Article: Rights Group Urges Australia to Confront Vietnam Over Human Rights Abuses
    Citizenship

    Rights Group Urges Australia to Confront Vietnam Over Human Rights Abuses

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 28, 2018

    The two nations will convene for the 15th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue on Aug. 23. Read more

  • Article: UK Refuses Asylum to Former Child Slaves Despite Safety Fears
    Citizenship

    UK Refuses Asylum to Former Child Slaves Despite Safety Fears

    Aug. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many teenage survivors are sent back to nations where they end up being victims again. Read more

  • Article: These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize
    Environment

    These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize

    By Chris Gelardi|April 23, 2018

    “We have a responsibility to future generations to leave a better world.” Read more