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Stella Dawson

The knock at your door may be a trafficking victim, Polaris says

Jul 16 2015

WASHINGTON, July 16(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Traveling sales crews hawking magazines and coupons door to door are a major form of labour trafficking in the United States, according to a report from the anti-slavery group Polaris.

World leaders strike development finance deal, focus on taxes

Jul 15 2015

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rich and poor countries agreed on Thursday to overhaul global finance for development, unlocking money for an ambitious agenda to end extreme poverty, protect the environment and improve economic opportunity by 2030.

Delay in U.S. extractives rules aids corruption: Oxfam America

Jul 15 2015

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Five years after the United States required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose how much they pay governments, U.S. reporting rules have yet to take effect robbing citizens in poor countries of critical data for combating corruption, Oxfam America said on Wednesday.

Delay in US extractives rules aids corruption - Oxfam America

Jul 15 2015

WASHINGTON, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Five years after the United States required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose how much they pay governments, U.S. reporting rules have yet to take effect robbing citizens in poor countries of critical data for combatting corruption, Oxfam America said on Wednesday.

Disaster debris can become building blocks for a new life

Jul 14 2015

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Amsterdam a mobile factory, the size of two shipping containers, ingests rubble at one end, liquefies it into cement and spurts out Lego-shaped building blocks.

Disaster debris can become building blocks for a new life

Jul 14 2015

WASHINGTON, July 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Amsterdam a mobile factory, the size of two shipping containers, ingests rubble at one end, liquifies it into cement and spurts out Lego-shaped building blocks.

New U.N. goals lack focus, global health experts warn

Jul 14 2015

(This June 24 story corrects source's name to Christopher Murray in paragraph 8.)

Sexually abused girls face pipeline to prison in U.S. - report

Jul 10 2015

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What landed Mia Paz in jail was the sexual abuse she had suffered as a child.

Sexually abused girls face pipeline to prison in U.S. - report

Jul 10 2015

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What landed Mia Paz in jail was the sexual abuse she had suffered as a child.

Sexually abused girls face pipeline to prison in U.S.: report

Jul 10 2015

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What landed Mia Paz in jail was the sexual abuse she had suffered as a child.

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