Trust Women conference news Trust Women conference news A personal message from Monique Villa Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:15:00 UTC Trust Women Media Coverage Highlights Trust Women 2014 received extensive media coverage and high-level social media mentions around the world. News of the Trust Women conference reached 40 million people worldwide in two days through broadcast, print, and online media coverage. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:30:00 UTC Nobel peace laureate Satyarthi says failure to end slavery is global sin "We have to build a civil rights movement against slavery," Satyarthi tells Trust Women conference Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:00:00 UTC Former African child slave calls for end to global scourge For seven years he risked his life diving into the murky waters of Ghana's vast Lake Volta to untangle fishing nets Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:00:00 UTC Want to grow more food? Boost investment, women's land tenure, researcher says Give women the same access to land, credit, advice and markets as men, and they could increase yields on their farms by more than 20 percent Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:45:00 UTC INTERVIEW-UK anti-slavery chief wants more cases exposed, more prosecutions Anti-slavery chief hopes new law will give victims more confidence to report traffickers, leading to more prosecutions Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:45:00 UTC INTERVIEW-Technology revolution "brings the bank" to poor women Around 2.8 billion people worldwide do not have a bank account, Mary Ellen Iskenderian of Women's World Banking has said Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:30:00 UTC Balkan women face fight to inherit property Many people still believe property should be passed down through the male line, along with the family name Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:00:00 UTC US data war on sex trafficking to reach Europe Data has led to 22 ongoing sex trafficking investigations and contributed to several trials and convictions Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:00:00 UTC Nobel peace laureate calls for global action to end child slavery Kailash Satyarthi has been credited with freeing over 80,000 child labourers in India over the past 30 years Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:00:00 UTC A better world: strengthening women's land rights Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:15:00 UTC To advance women’s empowerment, business must be at the table Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:00:00 UTC The Impatiens Kilimanjari Foundation and the Ladies Trekking Club support 10 Maasai girls through school. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:45:00 UTC The Ripple Effect - Women Powering Work Through Microfinance And Entrepreneurship Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:45:00 UTC Meet the Delegate, Sarah Degnan Kambou Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:00:00 UTC Kailash, the other hero Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:15:00 UTC Fighting Violence with Voice: Transforming the Conversation on Violence Against Women Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:30:00 UTC Meet the Delegate, Antonella Notari Vischer Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:00:00 UTC From Malala to Memory, the Power of Girls Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:45:00 UTC Rafea Um Gomar: The first female solar engineer in Jordan Mon, 6 Oct 2014 00:00:00 UTC When women take the lead Afghan girls work at a first Internet cafe for women in Kabul March 8, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:00:00 UTC 'Leaning In' And 'Pulling Up': Women's Economic Equality In The Middle East Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:00:00 UTC Female leaders from all around the world back the campaign to release the Nigerian school girls Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:45:00 UTC Modern slavery generates $150 billion in profits globally per year - ILO Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:00:00 UTC How Empowering Girls Can Help End Child Marriage Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:00:00 UTC Financial Inclusion Conference Series - Products that promote financial inclusion Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:00:00 UTC Announcing the Trust Women Hero Award Finalists Tue, 9 Sep 2014 00:00:00 UTC Kenya launches FGM and child marriage hotline Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:00:00 UTC Connections with an impact Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:30:00 UTC Brazil's first indigenous woman lawyer beats prejudice to battle for land rights Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:15:00 UTC Kenya passes law to step up fight against human trafficking Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:30:00 UTC Announcing the Trust Women Journalist Award Finalists Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:30:00 UTC How Fair Trade is Transforming the Fashion Industry Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 UTC Secure land rights for Rwanda’s women are critical for families and the nation Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:15:00 UTC The cost of maternal death in Kenya Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:15:00 UTC Educate dads if you want to end child marriage - Malala's father Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:45:00 UTC 5 Innovative Trends in Women's Economic Equality Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:45:00 UTC Nominate your women’s rights hero for the Trust Women Awards by 4 July! Nominations now open. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:00:00 UTC Child labour, marriage and trafficking keeping millions of Kenyans out of school Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:30:00 UTC Steeper penalties for sexual exploitation of minors in New York state? New York State, which passed the nation’s first law treating sex-trafficked minors as victims rather than criminals, is to consider broader legislation that would increase punishment for those who buy sex, particularly from minors, and further protect trafficking victims. Wed, 14 May 2014 11:30:00 UTC Testimonials from the 2013 Conference Hear what delegates and speakers are saying about Trust Women Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:45:00 UTC A year of impact Impact, growth and women. These are the three words that best define 2013 at the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 14:45:00 UTC Where does human trafficking happen? Right in front of you Not My Life, a powerful documentary by Academy Award-nominated director Robert Bilheimer, tells the stories of survivors of human trafficking around the world, painting a picture of this horrific crime that many people still think of as a phenomenon confined to remote corners of the developing world. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:30:00 UTC The Trust Women Awards Winners Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:15:00 UTC 2013 Trust Women Actions Thu, 5 Dec 2013 16:30:00 UTC Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey A new index gives a global snapshot of the state of modern slavery, ranging from sex trafficking and debt bondage to forced labour Thu, 7 Nov 2013 11:00:00 UTC Join Salma Hayek Pinault at Trust Women Tue, 5 Nov 2013 00:00:00 UTC They Walk Among Us - Monique Villa on Modern-Day Slavery Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 UTC Feminism a Good Fit for One 'Good Muslim Boy' Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:00:00 UTC Trust Women Conference: Register now and get 20% off Mon, 13 May 2013 15:46:00 UTC Thomson Reuters Foundation and Manhattan District Attorney launch anti-slavery initiative Fri, 10 May 2013 11:53:00 UTC Actions from Trust Women Conference Read about the actions from the Trust Women Conference. Thu, 9 May 2013 16:35:00 UTC Trust Women Conference: The actions Find out more about the actions from the first Trust Women Conference. Tue, 1 Jan 2013 16:23:00 UTC Slavery beyond the sex trade Find out more about the modern-day slaves. Mon, 3 Dec 2012 11:06:00 UTC Fighting human trafficking An interview with two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof. Sat, 1 Dec 2012 09:07:00 UTC India worst G20 country for women A groundbreaking poll on women's rights across G20. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:02:00 UTC