Most Recent Content from: Madeleine Keck

  • Article: Australian Politicians Unite to Champion One Last Push to End Polio
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    Australian Politicians Unite to Champion One Last Push to End Polio

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 18, 2019

    Polio, once one of the world’s most feared diseases, is now 99% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: Australia’s Highest Court Rules Female Genital Mutilation Illegal in All Forms

    Australia’s Highest Court Rules Female Genital Mutilation Illegal in All Forms

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 17, 2019

    Around 200 million girls and women globally have undergone some form of FGM. Read more

  • Article: The Number of Australians in Need of Food Relief Spikes 22% in a Year: Report

    The Number of Australians in Need of Food Relief Spikes 22% in a Year: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 15, 2019

    “At least once a week, three in 10 food insecure Australians go a whole day without eating.” Read more

  • Article: 8 Million People Were Lifted Out of Poverty in Bangladesh in the Last 10 Years: Report

    8 Million People Were Lifted Out of Poverty in Bangladesh in the Last 10 Years: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 13, 2019

    “Bangladesh has an inspiring story of reducing poverty and advancing development.” Read more

  • Article: Cate Blanchett Calls on World Leaders to End Statelessness in Powerful Speech

    Cate Blanchett Calls on World Leaders to End Statelessness in Powerful Speech

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 11, 2019

    Statelessness can trap individuals in a cycle of poverty. Read more

  • Article: Australian MP Says Country Needs to Invest Generously to Fight Tuberculosis in Passionate Speech

    Australian MP Says Country Needs to Invest Generously to Fight Tuberculosis in Passionate Speech

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 9, 2019

    TB causes the death of around 1.6 million people each year. Read more

  • Article: 2019 Waislitz Award Winners Honored in New York Ceremony
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    2019 Waislitz Award Winners Honored in New York Ceremony

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 9, 2019

    The Waislitz Global Citizen Awards program allows changemakers to amplify their work. Read more

  • Feature: 14 Global Citizens on What Issues Matter Most to Them

    14 Global Citizens on What Issues Matter Most to Them

    By Madeleine KeckDaniele SelbyLeah Rodriguez  and  Joe McCarthy|Oct. 1, 2019

    We asked Global Citizens at our festival in Central Park to tell us what they stand for. Read more