Thomson Reuters Foundation publishes its 2022 TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono
Throughout 2022, global crises including the acceleration of climate change, the suppression of free and fair media, the widening inequality gap and the economic implications of geopolitical tensions caused unprecedented disruption to people, communities and businesses. Despite this, law firms’ commitment to the practice of legal pro bono has remained strong, assisting charities, non-profits, social enterprises and individuals in need.
Asian nations struggling on LGBTQ+ progress, says U.S. envoy
As Indonesia bans sex outside marriage, first lesbian U.S. ambassador warns of persistent challenges for LGBTQ+ people in Asia
England’s trans teens, lost in limbo, face mounting barriers to care
An overhaul of medical care for transgender minors is exacerbating bottlenecks in England leaving thousands of patients in limbo and adding to years-long treatment delays
End of year message from our CEO
This truly has been one of the busiest years in the organisation’s history, and I’m so proud of all we have done – powered by the twin engines of the media in the law – within our three areas of focus: advancing media freedom, fostering more inclusive economies and promoting human rights.
Indonesia bans sex outside marriage in new criminal code
Indonesia's parliament approved a new criminal code that bans sex outside marriage with a punishment of up to one year in jail
Looking back at Trust Conference: key moments and messages
The most thought-provoking moments from the stellar lineup of experts and innovators who spoke at Trust Conference 2022.
Democrats seek vote reform, gay marriage, debt ceiling in 'lame duck' Congress
Democrats in the U.S. Congress are the pushing to pass bills protecting same-sex marriage, clarifying lawmakers' role in certifying presidential elections and raising the nation's debt ceiling
As Texas cracks down on trans youth, some families feel trapped
After Texas governor Abbott ordered abuse investigations into trans children, families consider leaving - but some are stuck