Belinda Goldsmith, allAfrica.com

Belinda Goldsmith

allAfrica.com

United Kingdom

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  • PoliticusUSA
  • Reuters Top News
  • Thomson Reuters Fdn

Past articles by Belinda:

Somalia: Somaliland - One Land's Quest to Defuse a Climate Timebomb

Analysis - When Hawo Mohamed woke one morning to find about a dozen of her goats dead, she knew her life as a herder was coming to an end. → Read More

Michelle Obama urges UK schoolgirls to end 'nastiness' in politics by voting

Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama urged a group of London schoolgirls on Monday to ensure they played a role in tackling the bitterness and nastiness in current politics - by never wasting their vote. → Read More

Egypt: Safety and Time Are Women's Biggest Concerns About Transport

There is a growing concern that transport networks are magnets for sexual predators who use rush-hour crushes to hide behaviour and as an excuse if caught → Read More

Bullied online? Speak out, says Britain's Princess Beatrice

LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bullied herself online, Britain's Princess Beatrice is determined to ensure other girls are equipped to deal with internet abuse and get the best from the digital world. → Read More

Africa: K-Pop Band BTS Goes Viral With UN Plea to Young People

Campaigners have stressed the need for the younger generation to get involved in efforts against discrimination and poverty → Read More

Exclusive: India most dangerous country for women with sexual violence rife

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India is the world's most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday. → Read More

From Sex Traffickers To Kung Fu Nuns: The Thomson Reuters Foundation’s news team notched up a record year

From exposing the lives of sex traffickers in Mexico to interviewing Kung Fu nuns teaching women how to fend of sex attackers in India, the editorial team at the Thomson Reuters Foundation has had an interesting, varied and highly lauded year in 2017. → Read More

Give women greater role in industry to cut poverty, urges UN executive

Only about half of the world's women are in the labour force compared to about 75 percent of men → Read More

Slaves are in your street, your town, say campaigners from UK to India

By Belinda GoldsmithLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From upmarket British and U.S. neighborhoods to slums in India, people are trapped in slave → Read More

Slaves are in your street, your town, say campaigners from UK to India

An estimated 40 million people were enslaved globally last year → Read More

Stephen Hawking says technology could end poverty but urges caution

"The rise of AI could be the worst or the best thing that has happened for humanity" By Belinda Goldsmith LISBON, Nov 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Technology can hopefully reverse some of the harm caused to the planet by industrialisation and help end disease and poverty, but artificial intelligence (AI) needs to be controlled, physicist Stephen Hawking said on Monday. Hawking, a British… → Read More

Violence, "old boys' clubs" put women off life in politics but at what cost?

By Belinda GoldsmithLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Faced with escalating violence, a lack of funding, and locked out of male-dominated network → Read More

Green and clean but is your electric car free of slavery?

By Belinda GoldsmithLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Electric vehicles are often labeled the "green cars" of the future but rising demand for th → Read More

Green and clean but is your electric car free of slavery?

By Belinda GoldsmithLONDON, Oct 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Electricvehicles are often labelled the "green cars" of the future butrising dema → Read More

UK Islamic school guilty of sex discrimination for segregating boys and girls

"Educational institutions should never treat pupils less favourably because of their sex, or for any other reason" LONDON, Oct 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Islamic faith school in Britain was found guilty on Friday of sex discrimination for segregating boys and girls in lessons, on breaks, and making them walk down separate corridors, in a ruling that will affect other schools with… → Read More

UK pharmacy cuts contraceptive price after row over 'sexist surcharge'

Morning after pills are available without a prescription in most EU countries but were selling for up to five times more in Britain than elsewhere in Europe → Read More

Trust the news? Most people don't, social media even more suspect

Only 24 percent of people said social media did a good job separating fact from fiction, compared to 40 percent for mainstream media → Read More

INTERVIEW - Adidas' slavery buster hopes technology can give workers a voice

Adidas on a major drive to encourage workers to speak up and use this information to eradicate slavery and improve workers' conditions → Read More

Transgender sex trafficking survivor hopes her story will help others

By Belinda GoldsmithWASHINGTON, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As ahomeless transgender woman, Dessai Scott felt she had nowhere toturn wh → Read More

Transgender sex trafficking survivor hopes her story will help others

"I can't count the amount of times I was sold or to how many men" By Belinda Goldsmith WASHINGTON, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a homeless transgender woman, Dessai Scott felt she had nowhere to turn when her boyfriend started to sell her for sex, but she hopes going public about her ordeal can help other trafficking victims. Having transitioned from a boy to a girl when she was… → Read More