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New Zealand adds gender-neutral title for voters ahead of polls

04 Aug 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Zealand authorities have added the gender neutral title Mx for voters who do not identify as male or female, seeking to boost LGBT+ participation in next month's election.

New Zealand adds gender-neutral title for voters ahead of polls

04 Aug 2020

Aug 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Zealand authorities have added the gender neutral title Mx for voters who do not identify as male or female, seeking to boost LGBT+ participation in next month's election.

Samoan chief jailed for slavery and trafficking in New Zealand

27 Jul 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A New Zealand court on Monday jailed a Samoan chief for trafficking and enslaving 13 people, including a child, for 25 years after the country's first conviction in such a case.

Australia's coronavirus outbreak raises alarm over online child sex abuse

21 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Australian police on Tuesday warned "insidious" online predators were targeting new child victims after a surge in coronavirus infections put the country's second-largest city under partial lockdown.

Australia's coronavirus outbreak raises alarm over online child sex abuse

21 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A ustralian police on Tuesday warned "insidious" online predators were targeting new child victims after a surge in coronavirus infections put the country's second-largest city under partial lockdown.

U.S. order puts Malaysia glove industry under pressure over labour abuses

16 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malaysia's medical glove industry was under pressure to crack down on labour abuses on Thursday after the United States blocked imports from the world's largest manufacturer, with demand for the product surging due to the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. order puts Malaysia glove industry under pressure over labour abuses

16 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - M alaysia's medical glove industry was under pressure to crack down on labour abuses on Thursday after the United States blocked imports from the world's largest manufacturer, with demand for the product surging due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Seoul mayor's death renews #MeToo debate in South Korea

15 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As South Koreans mourn the death of a popular mayor, his complex legacy has cast a fresh spotlight on hurdles faced by sexual harassment victims seeking justice, even as the country's feminist movement gains momentum.

Indonesia's Aceh censures female cyclists over 'sexy' attire

08 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A group of Indonesian female cyclists have apologised after they were summoned by authorities in the conservative province of Aceh over their "sexy" attire, an official said on Wednesday.

LGBT+ Pride marches return to radical roots to support Black Lives Matter

26 Jun 2020

LONDON/NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pride is set to return to its radical protest roots this weekend with a small number of pared-down parades supporting Black Lives Matter and an LGBT+ community hit hard by global coronavirus lockdowns that have forced hundreds of marches to be canceled.

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