LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Young African environmental activists said Saturday it is crucial those most impacted by climate change have a bigger say in decision-making to find solutions, including at upcoming COP26 U.N. climate talks set for November in Glasgow.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - During a decade as a youth worker in Britain, Henry Blake worked with many children who had been trafficked by gangs to transport drugs and trapped in the illicit trade by debt and violence.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger around the world and improve conditions for peace in areas affected by conflict.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's rough sleepers face a double winter whammy of freezing weather and deadly coronavirus, advocates said on Thursday, urging the government to resurrect its emergency pandemic measures and put a roof over every head.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Governments must do more to keep women safe online in order to meet global goals on gender inequality, a British Nigerian activist has warned, as the coronavirus pandemic causes a surge in racism and gender-based abuse on the internet.
LONDON, Sept 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Misogyny
should be made a hate crime in England and Wales, the
independent body that recommends legal change said on Wednesday,
as it launched a consultation on updating hate crime laws.
LONDON, Sept 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Young men who
grew up in affluent areas of England earn twice as much as those
from poorer areas, according to a major study released on
Tuesday, as concerns rise about the economic impact of COVID-19
on already deprived parts of the country.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Most people in Britain are now happy to have gay or bisexual people as colleagues, neighbours and leaders, but many still think schools should not teach young children about homosexuality, researchers said on Thursday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Young men and boys are being radicalised into hating women, the British author behind the Everyday Sexism Project has warned, saying online groups are targeting boys as young as 11.
(Editor’s note: Para 2 contains a homophobic slur that may be offensive to readers)