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  1. Article: Nearly Half of All Jobs in Africa Could Be Lost to COVID-19, Warns UN Development Programme

    Nearly Half of All Jobs in Africa Could Be Lost to COVID-19, Warns UN Development Programme

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 6, 2020

    The pandemic threatens to hit the world's poorest nations disproportionately. Read more

  2. Article: Kenya's Push to Harvest Rainwater Has a New Payoff: Battling Coronavirus

    Kenya's Push to Harvest Rainwater Has a New Payoff: Battling Coronavirus

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 2, 2020

    Improved water storage to cope with climate change and drought is helping Kenyans wash their hands. Read more

  3. Article: Just 55% of Women Can Access Health Care, Make Decisions About Contraception, and Say No to Sex

    Just 55% of Women Can Access Health Care, Make Decisions About Contraception, and Say No to Sex

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 2, 2020

    The study explored women's rights to make decisions on sex and reproductive healthcare. Read more

  4. Article: Zero-Carbon Water Pumps Turn Pakistan's Barren Mountains Green

    Zero-Carbon Water Pumps Turn Pakistan's Barren Mountains Green

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 31, 2020

    The pumps are cheap and easy to maintain, enabling farmers to grow fruit and vegetables. Read more

  5. Article: Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 31, 2020

    Charities are looking for creative ways to support women trapped with abusers during the lockdown. Read more

  6. Article: Kenyan Farmers Brace for Second Onslaught of Crop-Devouring Locusts

    Kenyan Farmers Brace for Second Onslaught of Crop-Devouring Locusts

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 26, 2020

    With 3 million Kenyans already facing food shortages, new locust swarms are starting to appear. Read more

  7. Article: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Says Coronavirus Pandemic Shows World Can Act Fast in a Crisis

    Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Says Coronavirus Pandemic Shows World Can Act Fast in a Crisis

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 25, 2020

    It's clear we can "change our habits and treat a crisis like a crisis." Read more

  8. Article: Seven Diseases That Cause the Most Deaths Among Vulnerable People

    Seven Diseases That Cause the Most Deaths Among Vulnerable People

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 24, 2020

    Diseases like tuberculosis and malaria largely ravage low-income countries. Read more

  9. Article: Fears Over Handwashing in Africa to Stem Coronavirus Seen as Trigger for Change

    Fears Over Handwashing in Africa to Stem Coronavirus Seen as Trigger for Change

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 23, 2020

    More than a third of people in West and Central Africa do not have access to clean water. Read more

  10. Article: Namibia's #MeToo Movement Is Using Social Media to Track Down Sexual Predators

    Namibia's #MeToo Movement Is Using Social Media to Track Down Sexual Predators

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 19, 2020

    The small country has a high rate of gender-based violence. Read more