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India

Kate Ryan

Factbox: Endless kiddie tunes to spikes in doorways - eight ways cities shun the homeless

18 Jul 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - While homeless people are among the most vulnerable to the kind of ferocious heat that scorched Europe in June and is blasting U.S. cities this week, officials have adopted some novel approaches to pushing them out.

Thousands of schools and universities declare 'climate emergency'

11 Jul 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 7,000 colleges, universities, technical schools and community colleges from around the world declared a climate emergency in a joint letter which was set to be delivered to the United Nations on Wednesday.

Thousands of schools and universities declare 'climate emergency'

11 Jul 2019

NEW YORK, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 7,000 colleges, universities, technical schools and community colleges from around the world declared a climate emergency in a joint letter which was set to be delivered to the United Nations on Wednesday.

Thousands urge U.S. Supreme Court to protect LGBT+ workers from discrimination

04 Jul 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The mental and financial health of veterans and military families will suffer without explicit protections for LGBT+ Americans, advocates argued on Wednesday in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Thousands urge U.S. Supreme Court to protect LGBT+ workers from discrimination

04 Jul 2019

NEW YORK, July 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The mental and financial health of veterans and military families will suffer without explicit protections for LGBT+ Americans, advocates argued on Wednesday in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Virtual reality helps scare residents to flee looming storms, research says

22 Jun 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Virtual reality simulations work better than traditional alerts in motivating people to evacuate ahead of hurricanes, research said on Friday, part of efforts to improve alert methods as the risk of extreme weather increases.

Virtual reality helps scare residents to flee looming storms, research says

22 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Virtual reality simulations work better than traditional alerts in motivating people to evacuate ahead of hurricanes, research said on Friday, part of efforts to improve alert methods as the risk of extreme weather increases.

In first, U.S. rebukes Malawian diplomats over trafficking case

21 Jun 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.S. government said it has suspended issuance of visas for domestic employees of Malawian officials after one of its diplomats failed to pay $1.1 million in damages to a woman she trafficked in the United States.

Richest countries skimp on parental leave: U.N

14 Jun 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of the wealthiest nations in the world provide little or no government-supported maternity or paternity leave for new parents, a United Nations report said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Richest countries skimp on parental leave - U.N.

14 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of the wealthiest nations in the world provide little or no government-supported maternity or paternity leave for new parents, a United Nations report said on Thursday.

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