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Cancelled races, fainting players: How climate change is affecting sport

As the planet heats up, competing in - or even watching - many outdoor sports is becoming increasingly challenging. Climate change is leading to the cancellation of many competitions, and in some cases is posing a threat to player safety. → Read More

After #MeToo, U.S. women seen reporting less workplace harassment

From leering and unwanted touching to being asked for sexual favours, U.S. women say they suffer less sexual harassment in the workplace since #MeToo brought the issue to the fore, but sexism has increased, researchers said on Wednesday. The #MeToo movement began in 2017 in the United States as a response → Read More

An increase in global temperature due to climate change could cost the global economy $2.4 trillion

The increase in rising temperatures across the globe will lead to decreased labour productivity with people unable to work due to the health risks. Poor countries will be the worst hit with the agriculture sector especially effected. → Read More

Africa: Rising Heat Stress Could Cost 80 Mln Jobs By 2030

Rising heat due to climate change could lead to the loss of 80 million jobs by 2030, with poor countries worst hit, the United Nations said on Monday, as Europe sweltered in record temperatures. → Read More

Rising heat stress could cost 80 mln jobs by 2030

LONDON, July 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rising heat due to climate change could lead to the loss of 80 million jobs by 2030, with poor countries worst hit, the United Nations said on Monday, as Europe sweltered in record temperatures. A temperature rise of 1.5C by the end of century could lead to a 2.2% drop in working hours - equal to 80 million full-time jobs - costing the global economy… → Read More

Climate activist Greta Thunberg leads school strikers to top human rights award

Thunberg, 16, and her "Fridays for Future" global movement win Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award By Lin Taylor LONDON, June 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg and the millions of school students she inspired to skip school to protest for climate action on Friday won a global human rights award. A growing movement of young protesters… → Read More

Ghana: A Sweet Deal? Study Shows Higher Cocoa Prices Could End Child Labour in Ghana

Ghana could end child labour on cocoa farms by increasing the prices it pays impoverished farmers by about 50%, a U.S. study said on Wednesday, as global efforts to end child labour stall. → Read More

Cut emissions and poverty, not trees, by letting locals manage forests

Deforestation is the second leading cause of climate change after fossil fuels, while cutting down forests can also harm livelihoods and cause tensions, as people ... → Read More

Girls got game: Young women hope to level up video game coding skills

Only 22 percent of game developers are female, but by getting teenage girls to play more video games, these numbers could be boosted with more females entering STEM careers. → Read More

Africa: Global Aid Spending Drops As Refugee Flows Decrease

As global refugee flows fell last year, so did aid from rich countries, official data showed on Wednesday, tumbling for the second consecutive year, and hindering efforts to end poverty. → Read More

Poor lose out as rich countries link aid with trade: think-tank

As populism and economic pressures rise, countries that have pledged to spend part of their national income on aid are opting for short-term political or economic ... → Read More

England is set to run out of water in just 25 years

The head of the country's environment body has warned that due to population growth, poor water management and climate change, the country could soon run dry. → Read More

Rise in populism eroding women’s rights, global leaders warn

LONDON, March 5, 2019 – (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From access to abortion to equal work opportunities, women’s rights are being eroded by a rise in global populism, a group of female leaders warned on Monday. There has been a resurgence in nationalist-populist sentiment in many countries around the world, from Brazil to Turkey, the Philippines, Russia and the United States. That has led to… → Read More

The future of food under 'severe threat' as species diversity disappears

The future of food supplies is under "severe threat" because of the number of animal and plant species fast disappearing, a United Nations report has said. → Read More

Africa: Rise in Sexual Abuse Cases in Aid Groups As More Victims Speak Up

Aid industry has come under scrutiny after revelations that Oxfam staff used prostitutes in Haiti during 2010 relief mission snowballed into widespread reports of harassment and abuse → Read More

Through Lunar New Year feast, North Korean defectors draw attention to their plight

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Minji Kim sliced spring onions and stirred pots of broth with dumplings in a pop-up kitchen in east London, the North Korean defector beamed with pride knowing that dozens of Britons had come to celebrate Lunar New Year and taste North Korean cuisine. → Read More

Africa: Bloody Taboos - New Emoji Could Help to End Period 'Shame'

Women and girls will be able to use an emoji to chat about their periods from next month, which will help to end the shame around menstruation, a child rights group said on Wednesday. → Read More

Saudi women to be told of divorce by text message under new law

LONDON/BEIRUT, Jan. 6, 2019 – Women in Saudi Arabia will be notified by text message if they are divorced under a new law designed to protect them from having their marriage ended without their knowledge, the government said on Sunday. The new law, that came into effect on Sunday, was seen as a way to end secret divorces and ensure women are fully aware of their marital status so they can… → Read More

Angelina Jolie hints at move into politics, calls for more help for refugees and women

Angelina Jolie hinted on Friday she could one day enter politics, as she urged global leaders to do more to help refugees and women in conflict. → Read More

Angelina Jolie hints at move into politics, calls for more help for refugees and women

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Angelina Jolie hinted on Friday she could one day enter politics, as she urged global leaders to do more to help refugees and women in conflict. → Read More