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Women seen needing 60+ years to get equal with men in EU

Oct 29 2020

PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - European women are at least 60 years away from winning equality with men and the pandemic could further slow progress, according to a report released on Thursday that measures gender fairness.

Another 60+ years until women get equal with men in EU

Oct 29 2020

PARIS, Oct 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - European women are at least 60 years away from winning equality with men and the pandemic could further slow progress, according to a report released on Thursday that measures gender fairness.

Bold feminist poster campaign strikes a chord in Paris and beyond

Sep 29 2020

Paris A feminist poster campaign in Paris that draws on street art techniques to denounce rape, sexual harassment and murder is striking a chord with city residents and inspiring copycats as far afield as China, its creator said.

Bold feminist poster campaign strikes a chord in Paris and beyond

Sep 29 2020

Paris, Sept 29 A feminist poster campaign in Paris that draws on street art techniques to denounce rape, sexual harassment and murder is striking a chord with city residents and inspiring copycats as far afield as China, its creator said.

Will coronavirus change tourism in Europe's hotspot cities?

Jun 11 2020

PARIS/BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From Venice to Barcelona, Europe's top tourist destinations are bracing for their worst ever summer as they emerge from lockdown, but many residents are delighted to have a break from the hordes of visitors that now blight their home cities.

France to put domestic abuse victims in hotels after jump in numbers

Mar 30 2020

PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - France said on Monday it would pay for hotel rooms for victims of domestic violence and open pop-up counseling centers after figures showed the number of abuse cases had soared during the first week of a lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Factbox: Three women vie to become next Paris mayor

Mar 12 2020

PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three female candidates lead the race to be elected mayor of Paris in polls later this month, and they are all promising to tackle the problems faced by women in the French capital.

A future without snow? French ski resorts adapt to warming climate

Mar 03 2020

PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As France grapples with its second warmest winter since 1900, once popular ski resorts are grappling with some tough choices: bring in fresh snow, find new tourist activities, or die.

Exclusive: Youth, women drive spur social business growth in Pakistan - global poll

Oct 22 2019

KARACHI/LONDON, Oct 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From turning organic waste into fertilizer to sharing farm equipment, new businesses seeking to address social problems in Pakistan have made the South Asian nation one of the best performers in the second global poll on social entrepreneurs.

UK universities roll out consent courses to tackle harassment

Oct 09 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - How do you teach university students about sexual consent?

World News

Exclusive: Trump to add China's SMIC and CNOOC to defense blacklist - sources

The Trump administration is poised to add China's top chipmaker SMIC and national offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies, according to a document and sources, curbing their access to U.S. investors and escalating tensions with Beijing weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.