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Female managers do not close gender pay gap: study

18 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women are just as likely to earn less than men when they work under a female supervisor or in a company with a high proportion of women at the top, academics said on Thursday.

Solar power 'cow' helps children swap farming for classes

18 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children from poor families in sub-Saharan Africa have been able to swap cleaning up cowpats for lessons thanks to a solar power project that rewards parents for sending them to school.

INTERVIEW -Solar power 'cow' helps children swap farming for classes

18 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children from poor families in sub-Saharan Africa have been able to swap cleaning up cowpats for lessons thanks to a solar power project that rewards parents for sending them to school.

Climate crisis hitting bottom 50 percent hardest, say London protesters

17 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The poorest 50 percent of the global population are being hit hardest by climate change - but have done the least to cause it, the leaders of a protest that has paralyzed parts of London said on Wednesday.

Climate crisis hitting bottom 50pct hardest, say London protesters

17 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The poorest 50 percent of the global population are being hit hardest by climate change - but have done the least to cause it, the leaders of a protest that has paralysed parts of London said on Wednesday.

UK to offer free sanitary products to primary school pupils

16 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pupils will be able to get free sanitary products at all primary schools in England from 2020, the government announced on Tuesday, after warnings girls were being forced to skip classes due to being unable to afford them.

UK to offer free sanitary products to primary school pupils

16 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pupils will be able to get free sanitary products at all primary schools in England from 2020, the government announced on Tuesday, after warnings girls were being forced to skip classes due to being unable to afford them.

LGBT+ Syrian refugees launch case against UK for leaving them in Turkey

15 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A group of LGBT+ Syrian refugees launched a legal challenge against Britain on Monday, saying it offered them asylum but left them in Turkey, where their sexuality puts them in danger.

Last UK daily paper drops topless women photos amid 'changing culture'

12 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's Daily Star newspaper has stopped showing topless women on page three, becoming the last daily national newspaper to drop the regular soft-core porn feature that for years had been a staple of the country's tabloid press.

Last UK daily paper drops topless women photos amid 'changing culture'

12 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's Daily Star newspaper has stopped showing topless women on page three, becoming the last daily national newspaper to drop the regular soft-core porn feature that for years had been a staple of the country's tabloid press.

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