ANTANANARIVO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Madagascar is suffering a third consecutive year of drought and its poorest rainy season in 35 years. More than 1.1 million people are unable to feed themselves.
BESAKOA, Madagascar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Most days, Hitasoa ignores breakfast and lunch. She is too busy finding enough money to buy food for dinner - and even that is a challenge in Madagascar's dry south, where the worst drought in 35 years has wiped out the maize crop.
TSIHOMBE, Madagascar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like many people in Madagascar's parched south, Ranotongae had been hoping for the heavens to open up and ease the country's poorest rainy season in 35 years.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - You're an aid worker speeding back to base after a long, cold day questioning people who have fled fighting about what they need to survive. Out of nowhere a girl runs into the road and is knocked over by your driver.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a little girl, Doli from Nepal found it hard to resist the thrill of the circus, its breathtaking acts, daring performers and dazzling costumes.
LONDON, March 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain may
need to enforce better reporting of what companies are doing to
erase slavery from their supply chains, after corporate
statements show dozens of firms have not fully complied with
landmark legislation, two pressure groups said.
LONDON, Dec 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Many migrants
working as waiters, gardeners and cleaners in Thailand's booming
tourism sector face below minimum wage pay, discrimination and
no paid leave, according to an investigation of labour abuses in
LONDON, Nov 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Migrants
processing Thai chicken for its biggest export market, Europe,
face widespread abuse by their employers, partly because foreign
auditors have focused on food safety rather than workers'
conditions, researchers said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nestle's
admission that slave labour is used to produce its seafood
sourced from Thailand sets an example for other companies who
need to join forces to push the Thai government to clean up its
supply chain, campaigners said on Tuesday.
LONDON, Nov 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - All businesses
around the world have some form of slave labour in their supply
chains but companies can find ways to eradicate this abuse, a
senior official from Britain's biggest retailer, Tesco Plc
, said on Wednesday.