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Top Italian designer takes on racism in fashion

11 Sep 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Stella Jean, the Haitian-Italian designer who has just announced a boycott of Milan Fashion Week, says she has suffered racism all her life.

Selfies in solidarity with murdered women as Turkey mulls EU pact

10 Sep 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women from South Korea to Dubai are posting black-and-white selfies in an online campaign against Turkey's threatened withdrawal from a European treaty created to shield women from violence.

Spain's migrant fruit-pickers find unexpected haven in quarantine center

07 Sep 2020

JUNEDA, Spain (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Moroccan fruit-picker Abdelhak el Yakoubi was dizzy and aching when he arrived at La Manreana, a farm school in Spain that has been turned into a quarantine center for agricultural workers with COVID-19.

FEATURE-Spain's migrant fruit-pickers find unexpected haven in quarantine centre

07 Sep 2020

JUNEDA, Spain, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - M oroccan fruit-picker Abdelhak el Yakoubi was dizzy and aching when he arrived at La Manreana, a farm school in Spain that has been turned into a quarantine centre for agricultural workers with COVID-19.

Sliding walls, hideable offices: How pandemic could change home design

04 Aug 2020

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Spain's coronavirus lockdown ended in late June, one thing was at the top of Teresa Silvi's priority list - to sell her apartment and find somewhere more suitable for her family to live now they were spending far more time at home.

FEATURE-Sliding walls, hideable offices: How pandemic could change home design

04 Aug 2020

BARCELONA, Aug 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Spain's coronavirus lockdown ended in late June, one thing was at the top of Teresa Silvi's priority list - to sell her apartment and find somewhere more suitable for her family to live now they were spending far more time at home.

FEATURE-Moroccan 'revenge porn' victims smash taboos by speaking out

14 Jul 2020

BARCELONA, July 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A social media campaign started by three Moroccan friends has emboldened hundreds of "revenge porn" victims to share their experiences, raising awareness about online abuse and challenging taboos.

Hit film ‘365 Days’ sparks calls for rape, trafficking warnings

07 Jul 2020

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women's activists are urging Netflix to add specific content warnings to the hit film "365 Days" which they accuse of glamourising rape and sex trafficking, after the streaming site dismissed calls to remove the film.

Hit film ‘365 Days’ sparks calls for rape, trafficking warnings

07 Jul 2020

BARCELONA, July 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women's activists are urging Netflix to add specific content warnings to the hit film "365 Days" which they accuse of glamourising rape and sex trafficking, after the streaming site dismissed calls to remove the film.

'Shocking' abuse of migrants forced to pick strawberries in Spain, U.N. says

01 Jul 2020

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spain must urgently protect thousands of women brought over from Morocco as essential workers to pick strawberries during the new coronavirus pandemic in abysmal conditions and without basic hygiene, a United Nations rapporteur said on Wednesday.

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