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Australia's first gay soccer player urges more care on LGBT+ comments

13 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sports stars with conservative religious views must be more careful when publicly discussing LGBT+ rights to avoid harming other people, Australia's first openly gay male soccer player said on Wednesday.

Australia's first gay soccer player urges more care on LGBT+ comments

12 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sports stars with conservative religious views must be more careful when publicly discussing LGBT+ rights to avoid harming other people, Australia's first openly gay male soccer player said on Wednesday.

Top food firms spot supply-chain risks to forests in real time

11 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Food retailers and producers can monitor deforestation risks throughout their supply chains in real time using satellite images accessed via a new website, developers said on Tuesday.

Top food firms spot supply-chain risks to forests in real time

11 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Food retailers and producers can monitor deforestation risks throughout their supply chains in real time using satellite images accessed via a new website, developers said on Tuesday.

Japan's #KuToo campaigner turns spotlight on 'lookism'

07 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The actress who won the support of thousands of Japanese women for her #KuToo movement to stop bosses making women wear high heels to work said on Friday she is turning her attention to lookism - discrimination based on appearance.

Thirsty Singapore taps into innovation to secure its water future

07 Jun 2019

SINGAPORE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every day after his morning run, Adam Reutens-Tan washes under a half-full camping shower hooked on the ceiling of his bathroom.

How safe is your state? U.S. scores low on human rights

07 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police brutality, migrant abuse and Death Row ensured the United States scored poorly among rich countries in a survey released on Thursday assessing human rights from Mexico to Mozambique.

George Clooney clout seen unlikely to change LGBT+ laws in Aceh

31 May 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - George Clooney's star power helped in Brunei but LGBT+ advocates said a similar celebrity boycott of businesses in another anti-LGBT+ hotspot in Southeast Asia was unlikely to have the same results.

China seen by LGBT+ groups as years away from same-sex marriage

30 May 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - China is at least a decade away from allowing same-sex marriages with the current priorities on introducing anti-discrimination laws, letting LGBT+ groups raise awareness without fear, and banning conversion therapy, LGBT+ campaigners said on Thursday.

Tiny E.Timor to become world's first plastic-neutral nation

17 May 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a region where seas are awash with trash, East Timor is set to become the world's first country to recycle all its plastic waste after it teamed up with Australian researchers on Friday to build a revolutionary recycling plant.

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