LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Reported hate crimes against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in England and Wales have risen by 28 percent, according to figures released on Tuesday that activists said were a "wake-up call".
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nigeria, Singapore and India are among countries fuelling the gap between the super-rich and poor, aid agency Oxfam said on Tuesday as it launched an index spotlighting those nations doing least to bridge the divide.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's charity watchdog vowed on Thursday to move faster when charities are accused of wrongdoing, following a year in which sex abuse scandals have rocked the sector.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A gang of eight who turned human trafficking into "a lucrative family business" were jailed on Thursday for more than 24 years, amid a major British crackdown on modern day slavery.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Anglo-Dutch giant Unilever topped a list on Tuesday ranking how well food and drink companies tackle the risk of forced labor in their supply chains, ahead of Kellogg Company and Coca-Cola.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Transgender women should have the same rights as other women, according to a global poll of women across five continents published on Friday amid a growing - and sometimes divisive - debate over trans rights.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ten big British employers have agreed to publish their parental leave and pay policies, a lawmaker announced on Thursday as she demanded an end to the "scandal" of discrimination against pregnant women and new parents.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of refugee and migrant children arriving on Greek islands has soared, with more than 7,000 making the perilous voyage so far this year, a U.N. official said on Friday as he warned of dangerous and filthy conditions in overflowing camps.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pop singer Neneh Cherry is releasing a new album partly inspired by a trip to volunteer at the "Calais Jungle" refugee and migrant camp, British media reported on Wednesday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders who have pledged to end gender inequality by 2030 will miss the ambitious target if they do not accelerate efforts to plug "profound" data gaps, experts said ahead of launching a new gender index on Wednesday.