LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With a decade for the world to meet a United Nations target of ending modern slavery, experts say anti-slavery efforts must be guided by survivors, supported by law enforcement and kept at the top of the global activism agenda.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scotland launched a consultation on Tuesday on reforms that would make it faster and easier for transgender people to change the sex on their birth certificates, and to do so from age 16.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A restaurant set up by British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs has closed after 13 years amid increased competition.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Liverpool Football Club has backed a call for an investigation into migrant worker deaths in Qatar after its decision to play there drew scrutiny from human rights organisations.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A bisexual British veteran who was kicked out of the navy because of his sexuality is set to become the first of many to get his medals back and an apology from the British military for the way he was treated.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in India have taken to the streets to oppose sexual violence after the gang rape and murder of a young vet shocked the country, crowning a year of high-profile protests around the world.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Slovakia narrowly defeated a bill on Thursday that would have forced women seeking an abortion to see images of their unborn child - and hear its heartbeat - in the country's sixth vote on reproductive rights this year.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The award-winning short film, "My Time", was inspired by seeing a friend being bullied at school for having a period stain on her clothes, its director Giulia Gandini said on Tuesday.
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From chains to scarred backs, sensationalised images used to raise awareness of modern slavery risk doing more harm than good because they misrepresent the problem, researchers said on Monday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Having an abortion does not increase women's risk of suicide, a study in The Lancet Psychiatry found on Tuesday, amid growing global debate about liberalizing laws that ban the procedure.