#Women's Rights

  • 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: This British Student Designed a Chair to Stop Manspreading
    Girls & Women

    This British Student Designed a Chair to Stop Manspreading

    July 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Laila Laurel's idea is to stop men invading women's space. Read more

  • Article: An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic
    Environment

    An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic

    July 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 300 women will join the 2-year voyage, launching from the UK in October. Read more

  • Article: African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners
    Girls & Women

    African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    July 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many nations have progressive family laws but they’re not enforced. Read more

  • Article: 2 Years After BBC's Gender Pay Gap Scandal, 3 Women Make the Top Paid List
    Girls & Women

    2 Years After BBC's Gender Pay Gap Scandal, 3 Women Make the Top Paid List

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 2, 2019

    Last year, all 12 of the top earners were white men. Read more

  • Article: Southeast Asia Urged to Improve Women's Rights to Stop Bride Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    Southeast Asia Urged to Improve Women's Rights to Stop Bride Trafficking

    June 25, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 1,100 trafficked women were rescued in China in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones
    Girls & Women

    Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    June 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Charity organizations are calling for a more "feminist" approach to foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: Why UK Women's Groups Are Threatening Legal Action Against the Crown Prosecution Service
    Girls & Women

    Why UK Women's Groups Are Threatening Legal Action Against the Crown Prosecution Service

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 10, 2019

    The End Violence Against Women Coalition is warning of a “collapse in justice after rape.” Read more