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Anastasia Moloney

'Feminist' mayors vow all-out drive against gender inequality in pandemic

23 Nov 2020

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cities must move to the frontline of efforts to fight gender inequality that has grown worse in the coronavirus pandemic, said six mayors from three continents on Monday as they joined forces in a new network to advance women's rights.

Emissions from industry, farms and forests endanger Paris climate goals

19 Nov 2020

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Many parts of the global economy, especially agriculture and the cement and steel industries, are heading in the wrong direction or cleaning up their act far too slowly to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, researchers warned on Thursday.

Emissions from industry, farms and forests endanger Paris climate goals

19 Nov 2020

BOGOTA, Nov 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Many parts of the global economy, especially agriculture and the cement and steel industries, are heading in the wrong direction or cleaning up their act far too slowly to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, researchers warned on Thursday.

High hopes for abortion rights to expand in Argentina

18 Nov 2020

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fresh effort to make abortion legal in Argentina has a better chance of success than did previous failed efforts, supporters said on Wednesday, given political change and unprecedented backing by the president in the South American country.

High hopes for abortion rights to expand in Argentina

18 Nov 2020

BOGOTA, Nov 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fresh effort to make abortion legal in Argentina has a better chance of success than did previous failed efforts, supporters said on Wednesday, given political change and unprecedented backing by the president in the South American country.

Storm Eta damage pushes small, indigenous farmers in Central America into hunger

14 Nov 2020

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ruben Garcia not long ago had small herds of cattle and fields bursting with crops, and now the indigenous farmer in northern Nicaragua lies awake worrying how long it will be before he and his neighbors run out of food.

Storm Eta damage pushes small, indigenous farmers in Central America into hunger

13 Nov 2020

BOGOTA, Nov 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ruben Garcia not long ago had small herds of cattle and fields bursting with crops, and now the indigenous farmer in northern Nicaragua lies awake worrying how long it will be before he and his neighbors run out of food.

Indigenous leaders count on Biden to help save Amazon forest from 'brink of collapse'

11 Nov 2020

BOGOTA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For decades, indigenous leader Nemonte Nenquimo has been battling to keep her Amazon rainforest home in Ecuador safe from exploitation by oil companies - now she hopes U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will become an ally in that fight.

FEATURE-Indigenous leaders count on Biden to help save Amazon forest from 'brink of collapse'

11 Nov 2020

BOGOTA/RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - F or decades, indigenous leader Nemonte Nenquimo has been battling to keep her Amazon rainforest home in Ecuador safe from exploitation by oil companies - now she hopes U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will become an ally in that fight.

Teen pregnancy costs Latin America billions of dollars a year: U.N.

11 Nov 2020

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - High rates of teenage pregnancy in Latin America cost governments in the region billions of dollars of year while worsening poverty and inequality, according to research published by the United Nations on Wednesday.

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