LONDON, Jan 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Language
barriers and fears of deportation are preventing asylum seekers
and migrants accessing medical care in Europe, with some
governments denying them treatment altogether, the World Health
Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Isle of Man has become the first of the British Isles to decriminalize abortion in a dramatic reform that received almost unanimous support in parliament.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Vietnamese villager Tran Thi Ngai was alone in her home when a South Korean soldier forced his way in and raped the then-24-year-old midwife during the Vietnam War.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Did she win a Nobel Prize? Was she an inventor? Did she make a discovery?
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A popular French author and presenter has sparked widespread criticism around the world for saying that women over 50 are "too old" to love and "invisible" to him.
LONDON/BEIRUT, Jan 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in
Saudi Arabia will be notified by text message if they are
divorced under a new law designed to protect them from having
their marriage ended without their knowledge, the government
said on Sunday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - First came "Ghostbusters" then "Ocean's 8". Now "Das Boot", the German classic set on a World War 2 submarine, has been remodeled for the #MeToo era in a television series featuring female leads.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain appointed its first food waste chief on Monday to help drive a campaign to reduce the millions of tonnes of food binned every year by restaurants, supermarkets and manufacturers.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Angelina Jolie hinted on Friday she could one day enter politics, as she urged global leaders to do more to help refugees and women in conflict.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya has lifted a ban on Marie Stopes carrying out abortions in the country after a review found it had not actively encouraged women and girls to have them, a move that will prevent many unsafe terminations.