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Romanian director Solomon is pictured during a movie production in this undated handout picture.

Female Film Directors and Producers Shine in Romanian New Wave

By Luiza Ilie BUCHAREST (Reuters)  Starting out as a unit production manager in Romania's film industry more than two decades ago, Ada Solomon felt she needed...
A woman reads a newspaper whilst waiting for a tube train on an autumn morning in London

More Women than Men Concerned about Gender Pay Gap: UK Survey

By Fabio Teixeira LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Far more women than men are concerned about the gender pay gap, according to a new survey, although both...
Empty condom wrapper lies on the street in Havana

20 Mln Girls in Developing World Lack Access to Contraception

By Sonia Elks LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Six million unwanted pregnancies and two million unsafe abortions could be avoided each year by helping teenage girls in...
A woman with a laptop is seen in Hi-Tech Park Belarus building in Minsk

Women in Tech Call on Global Summit for Greater Roles as...

By Belinda Goldsmith LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Women leaders in technology called at one of the sector's largest global conferences for more to be done to...
Workers hold signs outside 14th street park after walking out as part of a global protest over workplace issues in New York

Google’s ‘#Metoo’ Moment: Workers Walk Out over Women’s Rights

By Jane Lanhee Lee and Paresh Dave MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Reuters) Thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off their jobs on Thursday...
Job seekers line up to apply during "Amazon Jobs Day" at the Fulfillment Center in Fall River

Amazon Scraps Secret AI Recruiting Tool That Showed Bias against Women

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women The team had been...