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In good news this week: Data suggests that the population size of mountain gorillas is growing, despite threats – plus more positive headlines.
In good news this week: Record numbers of women were elected to the U.K. House of Commons, scientists trapped carbon in stone, and more progress.
Our correspondents report on significant steps of progress their regions have made headed into 2020.
In good news this week: A legal challenge to Egyptian inheritance laws may help women receive equal treatment, and more positive headlines.
An aerial picture shows the Castle of Visegrad covered in hoarfrost in the foggy dawn in Visegrad, Hungary, Jan. 17.
In good news this week: There are 25,000 humpback whales in the Western South Atlantic, up from 450 whales in the 1950s – and more positive headlines.
In good news this week: An 11% increase in the number of working Latin American women is thanks in part to more education – and more positive stories.
In good news this week: The Australian women’s national soccer team will now have the same resources as the men’s, and more positive stories.
In good news this week: No new clothes made for Queen Elizabeth will have fur, a Libyan factory reopens after years of regional conflict, and more.
In good news this week: New Zealand is cracking down on extremist content, Latvia will grant citizenship to all born inside its borders, and more.
Historically, black women have engaged in politics from the sidelines. Now they’re stepping into the limelight – especially as mayors.
Carissa Yip is one of 13,000 girls and women – the highest number ever – competing in the U.S. Chess Federation.
Traditional retirement communities are being passed over by more seniors. Enter the village movement.
There’s a long way to go, but there’s been a 38% reduction in child labor worldwide since the turn of the century.
Water quality in the Chesapeake Bay is improving after years of cleanup efforts and an EPA regulation.
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