LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of thousands of North Korean women and girls - some as young as 9 - are being trafficked into sexual slavery in China as they try to flee poverty and oppression in their homeland, experts on the reclusive state said on Monday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British doctors and humanitarians have launched a pioneering field manual to help medics in Syria and other warzones treat catastrophic injuries in children caused by explosive weapons.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Most British parents think "pink for girls, blue for boys" marketing reinforces messages about what girls and boys can do, according to a survey released on Tuesday ahead of a major inquiry into the impact of early stereotyping.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly half of all major British companies have failed to reduce their gender pay gap over the last year, data released on Friday showed, despite rising government pressure and public scrutiny.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From job losses to squeezed family budgets and reduced legal protections, Brexit could have a devastating impact on women, gender experts said ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union.
(The April 3 story was refiled to fix the year in the fifth paragraph)
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A quarter of the world's health facilities lack basic water services, impacting 2 billion people, the United Nations said on Wednesday, warning that unhygienic conditions could fuel the global rise of deadly superbugs.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Same-sex marriage has become legal in the Cayman Islands following a landmark court case brought by a lesbian couple which their lawyers said on Monday could have implications in the wider Caribbean region and beyond.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An American woman from a strict white Christian community has told how her parents forced her to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) as a child - a highly unusual case which activists said could lead to similar stories coming to light.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children born of rape in South Sudan's civil war must be integrated into their families and communities to ensure lasting peace in the country, aid worker Christine Ngbaazande said on Monday as she won a prestigious award.