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Global Press Journal Mongolia reporter Khorloo Khukhnokhoi wrote a story in 2021 on schoolgirls being forced to undergo virginity tests. A few months later, the government issued regulation to stop it. In July 2022, Khorloo published a follow-up investigation that found the practice continued. In October 2022, the government officially banned virginity testing in schools.READ THE STORY
Global Press Journal Mexico reporter Maya Piedra published a story in 2021 about how commercial fishing was depleting stock and devastating local fishing in the local tourism area of Nayarit. After the story was published, local restaurants and farmers created a seal that tells patrons which fish were caught sustainably.READ THE STORY