Trust Women conference news http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/ Trust Women conference news A personal message from Monique Villa http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/a-personal-message-from-monique-villa Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:15:00 UTC Trust Women Media Coverage Highlights http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/want-to-grow-more-food-boost-investment-womens-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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/a-better-world-strengthening-womens-land-rights Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:15:00 UTC To advance women’s empowerment, business must be at the table http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/to-advance-womens-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. http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/the-ripple-effect-women-powering-work-through-microfinance-and-entrepreneurship Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:45:00 UTC Meet the Delegate, Sarah Degnan Kambou http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/meet-the-delegate-sarah-degnan-kambou Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:00:00 UTC Kailash, the other hero http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/kailash-the-other-hero Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:15:00 UTC Fighting Violence with Voice: Transforming the Conversation on Violence Against Women http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/meet-the-delegate-antonella-notari-vischer Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:00:00 UTC From Malala to Memory, the Power of Girls http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/rafea-um-gomar-the-first-female-solar-engineer-in-jordan Mon, 6 Oct 2014 00:00:00 UTC When women take the lead http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/leaning-in-and-pulling-up-womens-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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/financial-inclusion-conference-series-products-that-promote-financial-inclusion Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:00:00 UTC Announcing the Trust Women Hero Award Finalists http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/announcing-the-trust-women-hero-award-finalists Tue, 9 Sep 2014 00:00:00 UTC Kenya launches FGM and child marriage hotline http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/kenya-launches-fgm-and-child-marriage-hotline Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:00:00 UTC Connections with an impact http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/brazils-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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/announcing-the-trust-women-journalist-award-finalists Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:30:00 UTC How Fair Trade is Transforming the Fashion Industry http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/secure-land-rights-for-rwandas-women-are-critical-for-families-and-the-nation Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:15:00 UTC The cost of maternal death in Kenya http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/educate-dads-if-you-want-to-end-child-marriage-malalas-father Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:45:00 UTC 5 Innovative Trends in Women's Economic Equality http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/5-innovative-trends-in-womens-economic-equality Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:45:00 UTC Nominate your women’s rights hero for the Trust Women Awards by 4 July! http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/nominate-your-womens-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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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? http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/the-trust-women-awards-winners Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:15:00 UTC 2013 Trust Women Actions http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/2013-trust-women-actions Thu, 5 Dec 2013 16:30:00 UTC Thirty million people are slaves, half in India - survey http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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' http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/thomson-reuters-foundation-and-manhattan-district-attorney-launch-anti-slavery-initiative Fri, 10 May 2013 11:53:00 UTC Actions from Trust Women Conference http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/slavery-beyond-the-sex-trade Find out more about the modern-day slaves. Mon, 3 Dec 2012 11:06:00 UTC Fighting human trafficking http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/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 http://www.trustwomenconference.org/about/news/india-worst-g20-country-for-women A groundbreaking poll on women's rights across G20. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:02:00 UTC