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  1. Article: Millions of Women Are Still Landless Despite Global Push for Gender Equality
    Girls & Women

    Millions of Women Are Still Landless Despite Global Push for Gender Equality

    March 26, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 400 million women farm, yet only about 15% of farmland is owned by women. Read more

  2. Article: Drug Gangs Drove Child Slavery to Double in Britain Last Year
    Citizenship

    Drug Gangs Drove Child Slavery to Double in Britain Last Year

    March 25, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Criminal gangs are exploiting more young people to deal drugs. Read more

  3. Article: This Tree Helped Kenyan Farmers Beat Drought and Poverty
    Environment

    This Tree Helped Kenyan Farmers Beat Drought and Poverty

    March 25, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Planting Melia volkensii trees with crops could save the livelihood of Kenyan farmers. Read more

  4. Article: British Police Make Slavery Victims Feel Less Safe, Warns 'Super-Complaint'
    Citizenship

    British Police Make Slavery Victims Feel Less Safe, Warns 'Super-Complaint'

    March 25, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A landmark complaint has been filed to a watchdog over fears slaves are treated like criminals. Read more

  5. Article: Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants
    Girls & Women

    Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants

    March 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The ruling rejected the centuries old custom of men taking unofficial wives who live as slaves. Read more

  6. Article: Kenyan Activists Say #WeCannotIgnore 1 Million Hungry People
    Food & Hunger

    Kenyan Activists Say #WeCannotIgnore 1 Million Hungry People

    March 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The number of Kenyans in need of food aid has risen by almost 70% to 1.1 million since August. Read more

  7. Article: South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors
    Girls & Women

    South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    March 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These children are often vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups. Read more

  8. Article: US 'Waters Down' First Global Commitment to Curb Single-Use Plastics
    Environment

    US 'Waters Down' First Global Commitment to Curb Single-Use Plastics

    March 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly 200 environment ministers made commitments to help protect the environment. Read more

  9. Article: George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed
    Girls & Women

    George and Amal Clooney Launch New Justice Initiative to Support the Marginalized and Oppressed

    March 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    They are launching a project that tracks which countries use courtrooms to oppress minorities Read more

  10. Article: Free Tampons in UK Schools Not Enough to End Period Poverty, Say British Charities
    Water & Sanitation

    Free Tampons in UK Schools Not Enough to End Period Poverty, Say British Charities

    March 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The British government just promised free sanitary products in secondary schools. Read more