#Britain

  • Article: 4.5 Million Children Live in Poverty in the UK
    Citizenship

    4.5 Million Children Live in Poverty in the UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 17, 2018

    A new study has learned some shocking lessons. Read more

  • Article: Meghan Markle Has Been Secretly Visiting This Grenfell Community Kitchen Since January
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    Meghan Markle Has Been Secretly Visiting This Grenfell Community Kitchen Since January

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 17, 2018

    And she’s now launched a fundraising cookbook to support it, in her first solo charity venture. Read more

  • Article: The Government's Latest Decision About UK Aid Spending Has 'Disappointed' Charities
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    The Government's Latest Decision About UK Aid Spending Has 'Disappointed' Charities

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 14, 2018

    “The government has buried its head in the sand.” Read more

  • Article: British LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Survivors Twice as Likely to Attempt Suicide
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    British LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Survivors Twice as Likely to Attempt Suicide

    Sept. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gay and transgender people attacked by their partners are also twice as likely to self-harm. Read more

  • Article: An MP Just Took a Baby Into a House of Commons Debate for the First Time
    Girls & Women

    An MP Just Took a Baby Into a House of Commons Debate for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 14, 2018

    It’s a “step forward for modernising parliament.” Read more

  • Article: I Put Stickers on 500 Public Buses in Bangladesh to Tell Men to Take Their Hands Off Girls
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    I Put Stickers on 500 Public Buses in Bangladesh to Tell Men to Take Their Hands Off Girls

    Sept. 12, 2018|ICS

    Atika Shafa, 21, is part of a team of 10 young people trying to make transport safe for women. Read more

  • Article: This Suffragette Has Just Been Honoured With a Statue in Northern England
    Girls & Women

    This Suffragette Has Just Been Honoured With a Statue in Northern England

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 12, 2018

    She died after being trampled by King George V’s horse. Read more

  • Article: England's Poorest Residents Get 19 Fewer Years of Good Health Than Its Richest
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    England's Poorest Residents Get 19 Fewer Years of Good Health Than Its Richest

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 11, 2018

    These “stubborn inequalities” should not still exist. Read more