Edition:
United Kingdom

Matthew Lavietes

Young Black Americans may stumble in move to ballot boxes from street protests

22 Oct 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - First-time voter Rosie Lebron has been protesting in the streets of New York City to end racial injustice, following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother who marched sixty years ago.

Coronavirus poses threat to climate-change campaigns - David Attenborough

21 Oct 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British broadcaster and leading naturalist Sir David Attenborough said on Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic threatens the fight against climate change by distracting people from the gravity of environmental dangers.

Coronavirus poses threat to climate-change campaigns - David Attenborough

21 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British broadcaster and leading naturalist Sir David Attenborough said on Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic threatens the fight against climate change by distracting people from the gravity of environmental dangers.

U.N. says pandemic will slow already miniscule progress in women's rights

20 Oct 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The coronavirus pandemic threatens to grind down progress toward gender equality that already was creeping along at a snail's pace, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

U.N. says pandemic will slow already miniscule progress in women's rights

20 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The coronavirus pandemic threatens to grind down progress toward gender equality that already was creeping along at a snail's pace, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Explainer: How Trump's Supreme Court nominee applies the law to LGBT+ rights

19 Oct 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court has alarmed many LGBT+ advocates, who fear the appointment of another conservative judge would jeopardise the rights of gay and trans people.

Most U.S. LGBT+ students face homophobic or transphobic abuse

19 Oct 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - (Editor's note: contains language that may offend some readers)

Waiting for Work: Pandemic leaves U.S. gig workers clamoring for jobs

19 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tyrita Franklin-Corbett knew she was risking her health delivering groceries during the coronavirus pandemic, but she didn't expect to be laid up by a dog attack.

BIGGER PICTURE-Waiting for Work: Pandemic leaves U.S. gig workers clamoring for jobs

19 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tyrita Franklin-Corbett knew she was risking her health delivering groceries during the coronavirus pandemic, but she didn't expect to be laid up by a dog attack.

As #MeToo turns three, founder launches platform to fight sexual violence

15 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The founder of the #MeToo movement marked its third anniversary on Thursday by launching an online platform to fight sexual violence, hoping to expand the reach of the campaign against harassment and assault.

World News