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Ellen Wulfhorst

Creator of term 'misogynoir' sees power in #hashtag activism

05 Jun 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A U.S. academic who coined the term "misogynoir" for discrimination against black women said hashtags like #BlackLivesMatter are helping activists to use social media to mobilise and demand justice.

First-time young black women protesters say they are 'done being silent'

03 Jun 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. law student Brieana Gillyard was a child when Sean Bell, Eric Garner and other unarmed black men were killed at the hands of police, and she didn't grasp the potency of their deaths.

First-time young black women protesters say they are "done being silent"

03 Jun 2020

NEW YORK, June 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. law student Brieana Gillyard was a child when Sean Bell, Eric Garner and other unarmed black men were killed at the hands of police, and she didn't grasp the potency of their deaths.

As home working takes root, are U.S. suburbs poised for post-virus revival?

02 Jun 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Jersey realtor Peter Engelmann says he got his first COVID-19 "exodus call" in early March from a New Yorker who ended up buying a three-bedroom suburban house.

FEATURE-As home working takes root, are U.S. suburbs poised for post-virus revival?

02 Jun 2020

NEW YORK, June 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Jersey realtor Peter Engelmann says he got his first COVID-19 "exodus call" in early March from a New Yorker who ended up buying a three-bedroom suburban house.

U.S. towns fear 'devastation' as coronavirus keeps tourists home

28 May 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's late spring when Traverse City, Michigan should be planning its annual cherry festival, and the sounds of young racehorses should fill the air in Saratoga Springs, New York.

FEATURE- U.S. towns fear 'devastation' as coronavirus keeps tourists home

28 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's late spring when Traverse City, Michigan should be planning its annual cherry festival, and the sounds of young racehorses should fill the air in Saratoga Springs, New York.

'Lockdown generation' looms as pandemic risks robbing young of future

27 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Economic fallout from COVID-19 is hitting young workers so hard they risk becoming a "lockdown generation" scarred for life, with women the worst hit, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

U.S. online marriages feared providing cover for child brides

15 May 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two U.S. states have banned child marriage this month, but experts warned rising use of online marriage licenses during the coronavirus pandemic could weaken protections in a country where it was legal everywhere less than two years ago.

U.S. online marriages feared providing cover for child brides

15 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two U.S. states have banned child marriage this month, but experts warned rising use of online marriage licenses during the coronavirus pandemic could weaken protections in a country where it was legal everywhere less than two years ago.

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