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Transgender Saudi man speaks out publicly for first time to help others

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a transgender man from Saudi Arabia, where his identity could see him jailed and flogged, Salman Al-Dukheil waited decades before speaking out about who he is - or who he was.

Transgender Saudi man speaks out publicly for first time to help others

LONDON, Dec 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a transgender man from Saudi Arabia, where his identity could see him jailed and flogged, Salman Al-Dukheil waited decades before speaking out about who he is - or who he was.

Dec 01 2016

Lured by power, female extremists prove hardest to help: expert

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women who join violent extremists such as Nigeria's Boko Haram are lured by the promise of power and influence they otherwise would not get in their everyday lives, a top expert said on Thursday.

World, Africa Dec 01 2016

Surge in online sex trade of children challenges anti-slavery campaigners

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Technology has fueled a surge in the buying and selling of children online for sexual abuse with advertising a child on the internet as "easy as booking an airfare", campaigners told an anti-slavery conference in London.

World, United Nations Dec 01 2016

UPDATE 1-Two tech companies win first Stop Slavery Award after workforce scrutiny

LONDON, Dec 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two multi-national tech companies previously questioned over labour and workforce conditions have won a new global award for turning the spotlight onto their own supply chains to eradicate modern day slavery from their operations.

REFILE-Two tech companies win first Stop Slavery Award after workforce scrutiny

LONDON, Nov 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two multi-national tech companies previously questioned over labour and workforce conditions won a new global award on Wednesday for turning the spotlight onto their own supply chains to eradicate modern day slavery from their operations.

World's growing inequality is 'ticking time bomb': Nobel laureate Yunus

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The widening gap between rich and poor around the world is a "ticking time bomb" threatening to explode into social and economic unrest if left unchecked, Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus said on Thursday.

World, Nov 30 2016

Leading by example, Ghanaian business mentor urges African women to smash stereotypes

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Young female African entrepreneurs must speak out and act as role models to inspire other women to shake up a profession dominated by white men, according to the co-founder of a business helping women entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

World, Nov 30 2016

Two tech companies win first Stop Slavery Award after workforce scrutiny

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two multi-national tech companies previously questioned over labor and workforce conditions won a new global award on Wednesday for turning the spotlight onto their own supply chains to eradicate modern day slavery from their operations.

World, Nov 30 2016

Give trafficking victims compensation, Nepalese judge and former sex slave say

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nepalese girls and women rescued from sexual slavery should receive compensation from the government when their traffickers are convicted, a survivor said on Wednesday.

World, Nov 30 2016