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  1. Article: British LGBTQ Rights Campaigner Arrested in Russia as World Cup Kicks Off
    Citizenship

    British LGBTQ Rights Campaigner Arrested in Russia as World Cup Kicks Off

    June 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    He held a poster that read: "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people." Read more

  2. Article: In Kenya, Desperate Children Have Sex With Tourists for $1
    Girls & Women

    In Kenya, Desperate Children Have Sex With Tourists for $1

    June 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Most girls in my village do it. I can get 100 ($1) to 500 shillings." Read more

  3. Article: Nigeria Must Do More to Protect Girls Against FGM, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Nigeria Must Do More to Protect Girls Against FGM, Activists Say

    June 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nigeria accounts for a tenth of the estimated 200 million girls and women globally affected by FGM. Read more

  4. Article: Hundreds of Venezuelan Children Victims of Child Labor in Colombia
    Citizenship

    Hundreds of Venezuelan Children Victims of Child Labor in Colombia

    June 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 850,000 children in Colombia are estimated to be working and not attending school. Read more

  5. Article: Vegetables May Get More Expensive Due to Climate Change
    Environment

    Vegetables May Get More Expensive Due to Climate Change

    June 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The amount of vegetables produced could fall by more than a third, especially in hot regions. Read more

  6. Article: Myths Are Fueling the Malnutrition of Indonesian Girls
    Girls & Women

    Myths Are Fueling the Malnutrition of Indonesian Girls

    June 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some girls avoid chicken wings for fear that eating them will make it hard to find a husband. Read more

  7. Article: This Indian App Will Save Lives by Instantly Matching Blood Donors With Patients
    Finance & Innovation

    This Indian App Will Save Lives by Instantly Matching Blood Donors With Patients

    June 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indian blood banks ran a shortage of one million units in 2016-17. Read more

  8. Article: Refugees Shine in First-Ever TEDx Event Held in a Refugee Camp
    Citizenship

    Refugees Shine in First-Ever TEDx Event Held in a Refugee Camp

    June 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I want you to remember that although the children here are refugees, they are children." Read more

  9. Article: These Are the World's 'Most Neglected' Crises
    Citizenship

    These Are the World's 'Most Neglected' Crises

    June 8, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Six of the world's 10 most neglected crises are in Africa, according to a new study. Read more

  10. Article: Pope Francis Urges People to 'Hear the Cries' of Modern Slaves
    Citizenship

    Pope Francis Urges People to 'Hear the Cries' of Modern Slaves

    June 8, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The pope said he was praying for the freedom of people trapped in slavery. Read more