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Exclusive: Safety and time are women's biggest concerns about transport - global poll

15 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Safety is the biggest concern for women using public and private transport in five of the world's biggest commuter cities, according to a global poll released on Thursday as improving city access for women becomes a major focus globally.

EXCLUSIVE-Safety and time are women's biggest concerns about transport - global poll

15 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Safety is the biggest concern for women using public and private transport in five of the world's biggest commuter cities, according to a global poll released on Thursday as improving city access for women becomes a major focus globally.

Racing driver di Grassi sees electric cars as key to cutting air pollution

08 Nov 2018

LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Brazilian racing driver Lucas di Grassi decided to turn his back on Formula 1 for electric cars everyone laughed at him.

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

07 Nov 2018

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.

Women in tech call on global summit for greater roles as #MeToo hits

06 Nov 2018

LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women leaders in technology called at one of the sector's largest global conferences for more to be done to drive equality in the male-dominated industry now hit by the #MeToo debate.

Women in tech call on global summit for greater roles as #MeToo hits

06 Nov 2018

LISBON, Nov 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women leaders in technology called at one of the sector's largest global conferences for more to be done to drive equality in the male-dominated industry now hit by the #MeToo debate.

Don't leave half the world offline and behind, urges Web founder

06 Nov 2018

LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, appealed on Monday for companies and governments not to leave behind half of the world population yet to have internet access, which includes billions of women and girls.

Don't leave half the world offline and behind, urges Web founder

06 Nov 2018

LISBON, Nov 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, appealed on Monday for companies and governments not to leave behind half of the world population yet to have internet access, which includes billions of women and girls.

Indian campaigner wins award for helping women facing violence

04 Oct 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian campaigner supporting women survivors of violence in northeast India was named on Thursday as one of two winners of an annual award recognizing female human rights workers.

Latin American women urged to act on violence to cut murder rate

27 Sep 2018

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in Latin America must stop accepting violence as a normal part of life, government leaders and campaigners said on Thursday as five countries from the region joined forces to end its high murder and assault rates of women.

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