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Inna Lazareva

Afghan people 'should not be silenced again' says founder of women's orchestra

15 Mar 2019

OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ahmad Naser Sarmast has braved death threats, intimidation and a Taliban suicide bomb attack to bring his Afghan women's orchestra, currently performing in Britain, to the world. | Video

Why Africa's #Metoo is more a murmur than an outcry

08 Mar 2019

NAIROBI/YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ugandan parliamentarian Sylvia Rwabwogo knows only too well the anguish, fear and paranoia of being stalked incessantly.

Unknown attackers threaten to worsen Ebola epidemic in Congo

04 Mar 2019

YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid workers at the epicenter of the worst Ebola epidemic in the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo say they are facing a spike in attacks and threats, slowing their work and potentially triggering a surge of new cases.

Unknown attackers threaten to worsen Ebola epidemic in Congo

04 Mar 2019

YAOUNDE, March 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid workers at the epicentre of the worst Ebola epidemic in the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo say they are facing a spike in attacks and threats, slowing their work and potentially triggering a surge of new cases.

Are new smartphone disease trackers missing a key target: women?

28 Feb 2019

YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The smartphone revolution has brought new ways of fighting infectious diseases in the developing world but women are missing out because they are much less likely to use phones.

Are new smartphone disease trackers missing a key target: women?

28 Feb 2019

YAOUNDE, Feb 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The smartphone revolution has brought new ways of fighting infectious diseases in the developing world but women are missing out because they are much less likely to use phones.

'We risk losing a whole generation', aid groups warn amid Sahel education crisis

28 Feb 2019

YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of schools forced to shut in Africa's crisis-hit Sahel has doubled since 2017, depriving almost half a million children of education, the United Nations said on Thursday.

As people flee wars, disaster, countries lose 'billions' - study

13 Feb 2019

YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - People fleeing war, natural disasters or violence within their own countries could be costing countries a combined $13 billion a year, a new study released on Wednesday revealed.

'Space to coexist': Inside South Africa's LGBT-friendly mosque

05 Feb 2019

CAPE TOWN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Neatly laid out and facing Mecca, it is the colourful prayer mats arranged in a rainbow pattern that offer the first clue that the Masjid Ul-Umam mosque in Cape Town, South Africa, is not a typical place of worship.

Climate shocks threaten gains against HIV in Africa, researchers say

31 Jan 2019

YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Teenage girls growing up in areas hit by harsh drought and other climate shocks in Lesotho are more likely to drop out of school, start having sex earlier and contract HIV, researchers said.

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