NEW YORK, Dec 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly two
dozen North American companies have signed up to mentor LGBT+
refugees, preparing them to find jobs while overcoming obstacles
like discrimination in their new homelands, organizers said on
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Coronavirus fears are stripping U.S. soup kitchens, food banks and charities - normally teeming with volunteers during the holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving Day on Thursday - of helping hands to feed the hungry.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Former CNN correspondent Isha Sesay planned to begin her new role as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) with a visit to Nigeria and Haiti - canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tributes to victims of the transatlantic slave trade can be found in museums and through statues, but a new proposal is calling for a memorial that can neither be visited nor even seen.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Joe Biden lays the groundwork for his presidency, more than two million U.S. domestic workers can expect better conditions and greater recognition of their role in reviving the pandemic-hit economy, labor advocates said this week.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Democrat Joe Biden as U.S. president will bring sweeping changes to women's reproductive rights globally, starting with overturning a U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from mentioning abortion, according to campaign groups.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Voters in the U.S. south and west weighed in with opposing views on women's reproductive rights in the election, approving an anti-abortion amendment in one state but blocking a ban in another, underscoring the divisive nature of the issue.
NEW YORK, October 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With businesses closed and coronavirus infections rising, former Californian hotel worker Walter Almendarez said he had no choice but to dig into his savings and go to a food bank for the first time in his life to feed his family.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Office life will be different after COVID-19, with desks far apart, Plexiglass barriers and a health warning on handshakes. But the biggest change could be a notable absence of women.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colleen Benally, who lives on the Navajo Nation reservation in the American Southwest, spends a lot of time in her car. Her daily commute takes three hours, and it's a 28-mile (45-km) drive to collect mail from the nearest post office.