LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leaders of the world's richest countries must urgently fix the global housing crisis and stop treating residential property as a commodity like gold or oil, a top U.N. official said on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Charities in Malawi have accused the government of trying to rush through a "draconian" law ahead of next year's elections aimed at muzzling criticism and stifling advocacy groups.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - European countries must overhaul "outdated" laws that let rapists off the hook and perpetuate a culture of victim-blaming, rights groups said on Saturday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Companies could help refugees rebuild their lives by paying them to boost artificial intelligence (AI) using their phones and giving them digital skills, a tech non-profit said on Thursday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women are concerned no one will help if they are sexually harassed on public transport, according to a poll in five of the world's biggest commuter cities that was released on Thursday as officials warn transit networks are magnets for sex predators.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A charity founded by "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling called on Wednesday for businesses, lawyers and tourists to help end orphanages and the child-trafficking linked to them.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After Australian lawyer Kate van Doore set up an orphanage in Nepal and took over another in Uganda she was astounded to find that the children she thought she was helping were not orphans at all.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of children around the world live in orphanages, but child rights experts say most are not orphans.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A leading women's rights campaigner, who said she was offered a title in return for sleeping with a member of Britain's unelected upper chamber, has urged other victims of sexual harassment to speak out after waiving her right to anonymity.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a teenager, Eritrean refugee Tewodros Aregawe journeyed across the Sahara and Mediterranean Sea where he saw friends die, leaving him so traumatised by the time he reached Britain that even the sight of water could trigger flashbacks.