Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British charity Comic
Relief said on Wednesday that it will stop sending celebrities
to Africa to raise funds following criticism that figures like
singer Ed Sheeran acted like "white saviours".
Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Indonesia braces
for monsoon floods, a local website said on Wednesday that it
will help emergency workers and residents, already battling the
new coronavirus, better respond to crises.
Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Homelessness in rural
areas of England has more than doubled in the past two years as
the rising cost of housing has priced out local people,
researchers said on Wednesday.
KOCHI, India, Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When
Aswathi told her parents she was a lesbian, they took her to a
nun and then to a doctor who wanted to run hormone tests to make
her straight - one of thousands of LGBT+ Indians subjected to
conversion therapies that are now facing a possible ban.
DAKAR, Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Set in the
shady underworld of Lagos brothels, Nigerian thriller Òlòtūré
gives viewers an inside look at the sex trafficking schemes that
ensnare thousands of Nigerian women each year.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a
transgender woman living in Russia, where LGBT+ people often
face abuse and state repression, Chloe Golovleva said she felt
like an animal trapped in a cage.
TORONTO, Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Canada's
British Columbia, the mountainous West Kootenay region forms a
rare inland temperate rainforest, where the Sinixt tribe has
hunted game, fished for salmon and picked berries for thousands
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
For 18 years, Thokozile Ncube has been planting her crops in
manure-filled holes covered with straw - and every year, she
grows enough to feed her family, as other farmers in Zimbabwe's
drought-prone Matobo district watch their crops shrivel.
LONDON, Oct 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Right-wing
U.S. groups have put more than $280 million into campaigns
against LGBT+ rights and abortion worldwide since 2007, almost
$90 million of which focused on Europe, according to a report on
Oct 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As France trials
electronic bracelets to keep domestic abusers away from their
victims, women's rights campaigners have warned that tagging
systems will not be enough to stop violent men from killing.