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Karrie Kehoe

EXCLUSIVE-POLL: Does single-sex public transport help or hinder women?

Oct 28 2014

LONDON, Oct 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Trains, buses and taxis for women only are on the rise in cities globally with a Thomson Reuters Foundation survey finding women feel safer on single-sex transport but gender experts dismissing this as a band-aid solution that could backfire for women.

Recession drives 2.6 mln more children into poverty in affluent nations - U.N.

Oct 28 2014

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The global economic crisis has plunged 2.6 million children into poverty in the world's most affluent countries, with children in Ireland, Latvia and Greece among the hardest hit, a new UNICEF report showed.

Migrant rape victim denied abortion in Ireland: paper

Aug 19 2014

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A migrant who said she was raped in her homeland before traveling to Ireland gave birth by Caesarean section when she was 24 weeks pregnant after Irish doctors rejected her request for an abortion on the grounds of suicidal thoughts, The Irish Times reported on Tuesday.

Factbox - Women's rights in the Arab world

Nov 11 2013

Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Egypt is the worst country for women in the Arab world, closely followed by Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen, according to gender experts surveyed in a Thomson Reuters Foundation poll released on Tuesday.

Factbox - Women's rights in the Arab world

Nov 11 2013

Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Egypt is the worst country for women in the Arab world, closely followed by Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen, according to gender experts surveyed in a Thomson Reuters Foundation poll released on Tuesday.

Factbox: Women's rights in the Arab world

Nov 11 2013

Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Egypt is the worst country for women in the Arab world, closely followed by Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen, according to gender experts surveyed in a Thomson Reuters Foundation poll released on Tuesday.

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