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Zoe Tabary

No documents, no home: 'desperate' Syrian mothers turn to child marriage

28 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of Syrian women who have fled the eight-year war are stuck in a "legal limbo", unable to own or reclaim land when they go home, driving some to marry off their underage daughters to acquire property, researchers said on Thursday.

Blockchain potent force but 'no cure-all' for land rights

26 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Blockchain can prove a potent force to strengthen people's land rights, but a poor understanding of how the technology works has so far limited its impact, researchers said on Tuesday.

Blockchain potent force but 'no cure-all' for land rights

26 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON, March 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - B lockchain can prove a potent force to strengthen people's land rights, but a poor understanding of how the technology works has so far limited its impact, researchers said on Tuesday.

One in three fear losing homes in West and Central Africa, poll finds

26 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly one in three people living in West and Central Africa fear losing their homes and land in the next five years, according to a survey of 33 countries, making it the region where people feel most insecure about their property.

One in three fear losing homes in West and Central Africa, poll finds

26 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON, March 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly one in three people living in West and Central Africa fear losing their homes and land in the next five years, according to a survey of 33 countries, making it the region where people feel most insecure about their property.

Millions of women still landless despite global push for equality

25 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of women worldwide are still unable to access and own land despite laws recognizing their rights, researchers and campaigners said on Monday as they urged countries to bridge the gap between policy and practice.

Millions of women still landless despite global push for equality

25 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON, March 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of women worldwide are still unable to access and own land despite laws recognising their rights, researchers and campaigners said on Monday as they urged countries to bridge the gap between policy and practice.

Women 'uniquely placed' to inspire climate action, mayors say

21 Feb 2019

PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women's untapped communication skills make them "uniquely placed" to explain the damaging impacts of an overheating planet and spur climate action by the public, mayors said on Thursday.

Women 'uniquely placed' to inspire climate action, mayors say

21 Feb 2019

PARIS, Feb 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women's untapped communication skills make them "uniquely placed" to explain the damaging impacts of an overheating planet and spur climate action by the public, mayors said on Thursday.

'More prison cell than bedroom': photo series spotlights homes of London's poorest children

08 Feb 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A cot standing next to an overflowing kitchen sink; yellowing moldy walls; a used mattress lying by a washing machine and bags of clothes – these rooms make up the homes of London's poorest children.

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