Monday, May 27, 2019
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A woman and children cast their shadows as they stroll in the sunshine on the Southbank in London

Traveller Women in Britain Risk Abuse and Isolation

By Sonia Elks LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Roma and traveller women in Britain face high levels of domestic abuse and rarely seek help beyond their close-knit...
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...
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...
Actor Keira Knightley arrives for the Canadian premiere of the movie "Colette" at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto

Female Empowerment, 100 Years Ago, at Heart of ‘Colette’

By Gina Cherelus (Reuters) "Colette" is not your usual period drama. Beneath the corsets and petticoats lies a turn-of-the-20th- century real life tale of feminism...