Monday, December 17, 2018


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...
World Bank launches 'human capital' rankings based on health, education

World Bank Launches ‘Human Capital’ Rankings Based on Health, Education

By David Lawder NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters)  The World Bank Group unveiled a new system on Thursday to rank countries based on their success in developing...
1. Stanford University. The Hoover Tower rises above Stanford University in Palo Alto, California

Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2018

By David M. Ewalt (Reuters)  For the fourth year running, Stanford University tops Reuters’ ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies...
Participants hold a giant rainbow flag during a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Pride Parade in Hong Kong

China School Sued by Fired Gay Teacher in Potential Landmark Case

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters)  A gay kindergarten teacher in China is suing his former school after being fired last month, in what his lawyer called...
Some school security measures make kids feel less safe

Some School Security Measures Make Kids Feel Less Safe

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Schools that install a lot of indoor cameras may not be improving security while in fact making children feel less safe,...
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