LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
W hen Peigh Asante suffered a running injury at the age of 27,
doctors said his recovery would be aided by swimming - something
neither he, nor anyone else in his British-Ghanaian family, had
ever learned to do.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Unwinding for the evening in her Washington, D.C. flat, Uyghur activist Jewher Ilham often has two thoughts as she turns on her laptop: What should I watch tonight? And will I be interrupted by Chinese hackers again?
LONDON, May 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Caitlyn Jenner,
a former Olympic gold medal winner and transgender activist,
said on Sunday she did not support trans girls competing in
female school sports as world sporting bodies debate whether
trans women hold an unfair advantage.
LONDON, April 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A coroner on
Wednesday urged Britain to adopt legally-binding air quality
targets to save lives, after a landmark ruling found air
pollution contributed to the death of a London schoolgirl.
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Only about half of women and girls in developing countries are able to make decisions over their own bodies such as whether they want to have sex, seek healthcare and use contraception, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a world reeling from the impact of COVID-19, investing in public transport could create 4.6 million jobs by 2030 and cut transport emissions, mayors in some 100 cities said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world is running out of time to tackle climate change, Prince Charles, the 72-year-old heir to the British throne, said on Thursday, as Britain pledges to reach net zero by 2050.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Keeping girls in school and taking young climate leaders seriously are keys to tackling climate change, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai said on Friday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The discovery of suspected human remains by police searching for a missing 33-year-old London woman has triggered an outpouring on social media about violence against women, amid record low rape convictions in Britain.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Female directors at Britain's biggest financial services firms earn 66% less than their male counterparts on average, research showed on Monday, despite a rise in the number of women on company boards in recent years.