Friday, February 22, 2019


Pupils wearing boater hats as part of their school uniform pose for a group picture

British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM during Christmas Break

By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  As many families prepare to holiday abroad during the festive season, British charities on Monday warned that girls taken...
Branded merchandise is displayed for sale outside Harvard University in Cambridge

Fraternities, Sororities Sue Harvard over Single-Sex Club Crackdown

By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters)  A group of U.S. fraternities and sororities on Monday sued Harvard University, saying its crackdown on single-sex clubs amounted to sexual...
The LEGOLAND entrance is seen in Windsor, Britain May 10, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Lego Teams Up with Sesame Street to Help Refugee Kids Play

COPENHAGEN (Reuters)  A charitable foundation set up by toymaker Lego has granted $100 million to the not-for-profit group behind hit TV show "Sesame Street" to...
Slush: Hive, School for Coders

Finnish Game Maker Supercell Launches Free Coding School to Combat Labor...

HELSINKI (Reuters)  Finland's Supercell, maker of the Clash of Clans mobile game, said on Wednesday it would fund a new software programming school free of...
Shinta Ratri, a transgender woman who runs an Islamic boarding school for other transgender women, speaks during an interview in Yogyakarta

In Indonesia, Transgender Women Find Haven in Islamic Boarding School

By Kanupriya Kapoor YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters)  Shinta Ratri, the matron of an Indonesian Islamic boarding school, corrects the pronunciation of a group of fellow Muslims as...
Doctors move away from using live animals for trauma surgery training

Doctors Move Away from Using Live Animals for Trauma Surgery Training

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  An initiative to replace the use of live animals with a human simulator for trauma surgery practice got training programs in...
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