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Molly Millar

Scapegoats to supply chains: Five aims for the anti-slavery fight in 2020

31 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With a decade for the world to meet a United Nations target of ending modern slavery, experts say anti-slavery efforts must be guided by survivors, supported by law enforcement and kept at the top of the global activism agenda.

Scotland mulls law to end 'nightmare' rules for changing gender

17 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scotland launched a consultation on Tuesday on reforms that would make it faster and easier for transgender people to change the sex on their birth certificates, and to do so from age 16.

Social enterprise restaurant founded by Jamie Oliver closes

13 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A restaurant set up by British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs has closed after 13 years amid increased competition.

Social enterprise restaurant founded by Jamie Oliver closes

13 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A restaurant set up by British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs has closed after 13 years amid increased competition.

Liverpool backs probe into Qatar migrant worker deaths

11 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Liverpool Football Club has backed a call for an investigation into migrant worker deaths in Qatar after its decision to play there drew scrutiny from human rights organisations.

British LGBT navy veteran wins landmark fight to get medals back and apology

10 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A bisexual British veteran who was kicked out of the navy because of his sexuality is set to become the first of many to get his medals back and an apology from the British military for the way he was treated.

Five ways women protested against sexual violence this year

10 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in India have taken to the streets to oppose sexual violence after the gang rape and murder of a young vet shocked the country, crowning a year of high-profile protests around the world.

Slovakia - in sixth vote - backs abortion rights

05 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Slovakia narrowly defeated a bill on Thursday that would have forced women seeking an abortion to see images of their unborn child - and hear its heartbeat - in the country's sixth vote on reproductive rights this year.

Slovakia - in sixth vote - backs abortion rights

05 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Slovakia narrowly defeated a bill on Thursday that would have forced women seeking an abortion to see images of their unborn child - and hear its heartbeat - in the country's sixth vote on reproductive rights this year.

First period in school: award-winning UK film upends bloody shame

04 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The award-winning short film, "My Time", was inspired by seeing a friend being bullied at school for having a period stain on her clothes, its director Giulia Gandini said on Tuesday.

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