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Lisa Anderson

Jimmy Carter: still causing a storm in his fight for women

May 01 2015

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After more than 50 years in the public arena, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has shown he can still command people's attention - with a column on why he quit his church over women's rights going viral six years after it was published.

Jimmy Carter: still causing a storm in his fight for women

May 01 2015

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After more than 50 years in the public arena, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has shown he can still command people's attention - with a column on why he quit his church over women's rights going viral six years after it was published.

Jobs, better wages, less unpaid work key to making women's rights a reality: UN

Apr 27 2015

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Creating more jobs for women, closing the gender pay gap and reducing the unpaid domestic work women undertake are vital to ensuring that improvements in their rights are more than just gains on paper, UN Women said in a report on Monday.

Campaign launches to elect first female U.N. Secretary-General

Apr 22 2015

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Since its founding 70 years ago, the United Nations has been led by men, a tradition that some women's rights advocates are determined to break when the global body elects a new secretary-general next year.

Campaign launches to elect first female U.N. Secretary-General

Apr 22 2015

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Since its founding 70 years ago, the United Nations has been led by men, a tradition that some women's rights advocates are determined to break when the global body elects a new secretary-general next year.

Show us (on) the money: Campaign promotes a female face on U.S. currency

Apr 14 2015

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women may make most of the spending decisions in U.S. households but there is not a single female face on any of the paper dollars in their wallets, an omission advocates are campaigning to correct on the $20 bill.

Show us (on) the money - Campaign promotes a female face on U.S. currency

Apr 14 2015

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women may make most of the spending decisions in U.S. households but there is not a single female face on any of the paper dollars in their wallets, an omission advocates are campaigning to correct on the $20 bill.

Show us (on) the money: Campaign promotes a female face on U.S. currency- TRFN

Apr 14 2015

NEW YORK, April 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women may make most of the spending decisions in U.S. households but there is not a single female face on any of the paper dollars in their wallets, an omission advocates are campaigning to correct on the $20 bill.

It's official: many women become invisible after 49

Apr 13 2015

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a world of data-driven policies, there is one group in society that barely registers and is at risk of missing out on crucial resources and services, according to researchers - older women.

Workplaces with equal mix of men and women happiest: economist

Mar 17 2015

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A more equal mix of men and women in the workforce not only boosts national economies but also increases job satisfaction and performance in workplaces reflecting such a balance, experts said.

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