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Women hold one in five top science and tech jobs

LONDON/NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women hold one in five top jobs in science, technology, maths and engineering globally, which slows down innovation, a study of research institutions said on Thursday.

Kenya evicts forest dwellers to save country's 'water tower'

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of people are being removed from Kenya's largest forest, a senior official said on Thursday, in a controversial move aimed at saving the country's most important "water tower", which has been decimated by decades of corruption.

Malaysia's human trafficking court nets few scalps in first year

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Malaysian court that promised justice for victims of human trafficking made eight convictions in its inaugural year despite the launch of hundreds of investigations in recent years, data obtained exclusively by the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed.

U.S. mixed martial artist is fighting for better pay for women

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. martial artist Paige VanZant took her fight out of the ring and up to Ultimate Fighting Championship officials, calling for better pay for women in her sport, making her the latest high-profile professional athlete to take aim at a global pay gap.

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