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Zoe Tabary

Amplify survivors' voices to end global scourge of sexual violence, world leaders told

24 May 2019

OSLO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From Congo to Ukraine, efforts to end sexual violence in conflict and humanitarian crises will fail unless they empower survivors to speak up, victims of rape and abuse said on Friday.

Waste is 'worth gold', city dwellers told in push to reuse resources

23 May 2019

OSLO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Faced with the twin challenges of rapid population growth and rising carbon emissions, cities have no choice but to "go circular" and cut waste while using fewer resources, researchers and policymakers said on Thursday.

Waste is 'worth gold', city dwellers told in push to reuse resources

23 May 2019

OSLO, May 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Faced with the twin challenges of rapid population growth and rising carbon emissions, cities have no choice but to "go circular" and cut waste while using fewer resources, researchers and policymakers said on Thursday.

Down and out in Paris: homeless women find refuge in grandeur

23 May 2019

PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Marie-Claire may not have an address but she owns a red letter box made of papier mache, which reminds her of the "home I'll have one day".

Breathing walls to rooftop farms: Cities get creative for a greener future

22 May 2019

OSLO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From "breathing walls" that recover energy and filter air to urban farms on rooftops, cities around the world are experimenting with creative ways to become carbon-neutral, aiming to make no contribution to global warming.

Breathing walls to rooftop farms: Cities get creative for a greener future

22 May 2019

OSLO, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From "breathing walls" that recover energy and filter air to urban farms on rooftops, cities around the world are experimenting with creative ways to become carbon-neutral, aiming to make no contribution to global warming.

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.

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