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Virtual goldmine: In-game goods fuel debate over digital ownership

26 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Jon Jacobs was a financially struggling actor in real life but a wealthy trader in an online video game when he had his breakthrough: what if he could turn his virtual success into a steady stream of real dollars?

Tolerance towards LGBT+ people seen rising globally

25 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ people have seen a rise in tolerance in almost every region of the world over the last decade, according to an index released on Monday.

E-transport boom could see first major European city go car free in 2020

15 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Next year will see the first major European city to ban private cars, a leading tech investor has predicted, saying a boom in electric-powered bikes and scooters was driving a green "revolution".

CORRECTED-E-transport boom could see first major European city go car free in 2020

15 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Next year will see the first major European city to ban private cars, a leading tech investor has predicted, saying a boom in electric-powered bikes and scooters was driving a green "revolution".

UK urged to give women right to know what male colleagues earn

14 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Employers should be forced to tell female staff if they are paid less than men doing the same job, a British women's rights group said on Thursday, arguing that secrecy perpetuates inequality.

Ex-wife of British MP caught sexting stands in election appealing to abuse victims

13 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The estranged wife of a British politician who bombarded two women with sexual messages has been selected to stand for his seat in next month's general election, launching an appeal on Wednesday to female victims of abuse.

Hillary Clinton says abuse of female politicians on social media is 'viral'

11 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Female politicians are facing a backlash over women's rights which has been fuelled by social media that rewards abusive posts and conspiracy theories, former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Sunday.

Single? I'm self-partnered, says British actor Emma Watson

05 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Actor Emma Watson has given up calling herself single and now describes herself as "self-partnered" as she faces down societal pressure to marry and have a family, she said in an interview published on Tuesday.

Single? I'm self-partnered, says British actor Emma Watson

05 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Actor Emma Watson has given up calling herself single and now describes herself as "self-partnered" as she faces down societal pressure to marry and have a family, she said in an interview published on Tuesday.

Sex workers denied justice over rapes, says UK prostitutes' collective

05 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police and prosecutors are becoming less willing to take action over rapes reported by sex workers, the English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) said as a play highlighted their work to bring England's first private rape prosecution.

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