LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a sign of the times, U.S. children's show 'Sesame Street' has a new resident: 7-year-old Lily, a homeless, pink puppet.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of people were killed or fled when Islamic State (IS) took over parts of Iraq in 2014 and their scorched-earth tactics still devastate rural communities, a report released by Amnesty International on Thursday said.
KARA-KULJA, Kyrgyzstan, Dec 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
- In a cold, sparsely lit Soviet-era room, sitting close to the
heater, Ainura Ibraimjanova taps at her computer. In this rural
district in southern Kyrgyzstan, she is the only lawyer
providing free legal aid.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For experts in the field of ocean mapping it is no small irony that we know more about the surfaces of the Moon and Mars than we do about our planet's sea floor.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Avocados, the soft, green superfood may be falling out of favor with some restaurants in Britain as they move to ban the trendy food from their menus, amid environmental and land concerns.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of poor urban children are more likely to die before their fifth birthday than those living in rural areas, according to a U.N. study out on Tuesday that challenges popular assumptions behind the global urbanization trend.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in 200 people in Britain is now homeless, an increase of 4 percent in less than a year despite government pledges to tackle the problem, the charity Shelter said on Thursday.
LONDON, Nov 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A remote
jungle school in Brazil was named on Wednesday as the world's
best new building, its towering timber canopy serving as
classroom and dorm to poor and indigenous children.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of English villages face stagnation because no new affordable homes are being built there, experts said on Monday, warning of a "cycle of decline" in rural areas.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British children are having vast quantities of personal data collected from birth, according to a report released on Thursday that calls for more transparency and greater legal protection.