Nepal rural field workers uncertain under climate change

Nepal rural field workers uncertain under climate change

Laurie Goering for TRF – Thomson Reuters Foundation – WNN EarthWATCH (WNN/TRF) Kathmandu, NEPAL SOUTHERN ASIA: Life is a daily challenge for the families of this village of terraced maize fields and tin-roofed homes tucked in the steep green foothills of Nepal’s Himalayas. Monkeys living in the forests around Majhthana carry away many of the […]

It’s 2014: Why are Haitians still living in makeshift tents?

It’s 2014: Why are Haitians still living in makeshift tents?

Anastasia Moloney for Thomson Reuters Foundation – WNN Improve It (WNN/TRF) Bogotá, COLOMBIA, AMERICAS: Four years after a massive earthquake hit Haiti, around 170,000 people made homeless by the disaster are still living in makeshift tent settlements in dire conditions and are at threat of being forced out of the camps, rights group Amnesty International […]

Gender based acid attacks continue inside Italy

Gender based acid attacks continue inside Italy

Maria Caspani for Thomson Reuters Foundation – WNN Justice (WNN/TRF) Rome, ITALY, WESTERN EUROPE: Last week [December 11, 2013], yet another acid attack – the seventh reported by the media this year – made the newspaper headlines in Italy. A 35-year-old woman was attacked by her husband in their apartment on the outskirts of Rome. […]

Photojournalist puts life in danger documenting injustice in India’s Red Light District

Photojournalist puts life in danger documenting injustice in India’s Red Light District

WNN Justice with Alia Dharssi for TRF (WNN/Thomson Reuters Foundation) London, UNITED KINGDOM, WESTERN EUROPE: The global problem for human trafficking and sex-trafficking has been suffering under the specter of ignorance, ‘head-turning’ and denials in South Asia for decades, outlines photojournalist Hazel Thompson, who’s work has been dedicated to bringing in-depth on-the-ground reporting on the […]

Afghan men work to strengthen the fight for women & girls in Afghanistan

Afghan men work to strengthen the fight for women & girls in Afghanistan

Amina Zia Massoud – WNN Features WNN – Women News Network Afghan correspondent Amina Zia Massoud outlines her ‘insider perspective’ covering the negative effects of change that might come to the country if a more ‘Talibanized’ region is part of Afghanistan’s imminent future. How are women’s advocates inside Afghanistan feeling as the time for U.S. […]