LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Four-year-old Syrian refugee Julie al-Masri shrieked with laughter as she ran toward her father, clutching a unicorn-shaped handbag which her mother said symbolized the freedom of their new life in Britain, safe from the trauma of war.
LONDON, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Banning the
"barbaric" practice of giving people electric shocks and
injections to "cure" them of homosexuality is a key priority,
the U.N. envoy on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - No female athletes featured on a ranking of the top 100 highest paid sports stars released by Forbes on Wednesday, in what campaigners said was the latest "stark example" of women being undervalued.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's parliament is hiring a dedicated security advisor to help women lawmakers deal with "extreme" threats, abuse and intimidation, two years after the murder of MP Jo Cox.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to assist millions of people fleeing South Sudan in Africa's biggest refugee crisis face a critical funding shortfall of nearly $800 million, a top regional United Nations official said on Friday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British top company executives were condemned as "pitiful" on Thursday for saying women lack the experience and desire to sit on boards, as calls for greater equality in the workplace grow.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Robots deployed on the streets of Belfast to deliver abortion pills in an awareness-raising exercise were impounded by police on Thursday, as pressure mounts for Northern Ireland's strict pregnancy termination laws to be liberalized.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some Indian tea plantations stamped slavery-free are abusing and underpaying their workers, according to new data that experts said could erode consumer trust in ethically-sourced products.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gender inequality in the workplace could cost $160 trillion in lost earnings globally, a World Bank study showed on Wednesday, as pressure to address the pay gap grows.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's prime minister promised an action plan to tackle the injustices LGBT people face on Thursday, as activists said the community still suffered abuse and discrimination.