LONDON, Jan 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global law
firm Pinsent Masons beat competition from Britain's MI5 security
service and a northern English fire department to be named the
country's most LGBT-friendly workplace on Monday.
NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A U.S.
lesbian couple rejected for admission to a retirement community
suffered a defeat this week in their effort to claim
discrimination, but a leading legal group on Friday vowed to
take up the fight to protect LGBT+ people from housing bias.
MADRID, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spain's prime
minister vowed on Friday to make up for a decade of inaction on
climate change brought on by a harsh economic recession during
which he said the country lost its passion and creativity to
tackle the issue.
WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indigenous
people from across the globe gathered in the U.S. capital on
Friday for a march drawing attention to social and environmental
injustices against indigenous communities worldwide, in what
organizers said was a first-ever event.
LONDON, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The rights of
British minority groups are under threat from hardline
politicians holding the government to ransom during the Brexit
process, leading lawyer Helena Kennedy told the Thomson Reuters
Foundation on Friday.
DAKAR, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of
thousands of displaced people in northeast Nigeria are cut off
from humanitarian aid following a militant attack earlier this
week, the United Nations said on Friday.
BEIRUT, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The
#10YearChallenge - posting a new photo of yourself next to an
old one - is being repurposed by social media users to highlight
more serious issues than ageing faces, from climate change to
the devastation of war.
LONDON, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's
Marks & Spencer is the latest food retailer to cut plastic
pollution and food waste, opening a trial store in London that
sells fresh fruit and vegetables without packaging or sell-by
NEW YORK, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. states
with anti-bullying laws that explicitly protect LGBT+ teens have
fewer suicide attempts among youth than states with more general
laws, according to new research that could help protect
LONDON, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Isle of
Man has become the first of the British Isles to decriminalise
abortion in a dramatic reform that received almost unanimous
support in parliament.