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Alice McCool

Breaking down walls, Iranian women fight home-built patriarchy

Jan 16 2020

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From breaking down kitchen walls designed to separate women from men to ornately decorating domestic spaces - an architect has been mapping "signs of resistance" of Iranian women in their own homes.

Young Ugandan climate activists join 'school strike' push

May 31 2019

KAMPALA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -  Torrential rain delayed the start, leading to a smaller crowd of marchers than hoped.

New masculinities: meet Uganda's transgender men fighting sexism

May 09 2018

KAMPALA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Shawn, a young transgender man, was sitting in a public minibus in the Ugandan capital, when an old schoolmate boarded and started loudly calling him by his former female name, astounding other passengers in the conservative east African nation.

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