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World leaders to take stock of 'faltering' global goals

4:35am IST

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world is decades behind schedule to achieve ambitious goals to fight poverty, inequality and other ills, development experts warned on Wednesday, as global leaders prepared to meet to weigh their progress.

UPDATE 1-World leaders to take stock of 'faltering' global goals

2:36am IST

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world is decades behind schedule to achieve ambitious goals to fight poverty, inequality and other ills, development experts warned on Wednesday, as global leaders prepared to meet to weigh their progress.

World leaders to take stock of 'faltering' global goals

12:31am IST

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world is decades behind schedule to achieve ambitious goals to fight poverty, inequality and other ills, development experts warned on Wednesday, as global leaders prepared to meet to weigh their progress.

Climate change and inequality derailing global goals, scientists tell U.N.

12 Sep 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Growing inequality and climate change will not only derail progress towards global sustainability goals but threaten human existence, leading scientists said at the United Nations on Wednesday.

U.S. urged to act as progress stalls on equal pay

11 Sep 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The wage gap between men and women in the United States failed to budge in 2018, government data showed on Tuesday, sparking calls for action to end pay discrimination.

Faced with floods and suicides, U.S. readies for a warmer world

20 Aug 2019

ELLICOTT CITY, Maryland (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Julia Sanger, whose tiny ice cream shop flooded twice in two years in Maryland's historic Ellicott City, joked darkly that the disasters left many local business owners in need of therapy.

As U.S. restrictions tighten, women seeking abortions hit the road

15 Aug 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly a half century ago, women with unwanted pregnancies would cross state lines seeking abortions that were legal in New York but banned in many other states across the country.

New York law aims to protect trafficking survivors by making addresses private

02 Aug 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New York became the latest U.S. state on Thursday to allow survivors of human trafficking to hide their addresses, part of an effort to protect them from fear of renewed violence, the governor said.

Visitors to U.S. under visa program at risk of trafficking, research says

31 Jul 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dozens of young adults visiting the United States in recent years under a cultural exchange visa program have become victims of human trafficking, according to research released on Tuesday that said the program was riddled with abuses and exploitation.

Fear of authorities, deportation is silencing trafficking victims, U.S. group says

31 Jul 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Reports of human trafficking in the United States hit a record high last year but calls about labor trafficking dropped, according to research on Tuesday that also said immigrants and minorities are likely to be afraid to speak up.

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