#Extreme Poverty

  • Article: Why the Criticism of Ed Sheeran's Liberia Video Is Misguided and Even Dangerous
    OpinionCitizenship

    Why the Criticism of Ed Sheeran's Liberia Video Is Misguided and Even Dangerous

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 15, 2017

    Sheeran should not be vilified for trying to help. Read more

  • Article: Health Care Costs Are Forcing 100 Million People to Choose Between Food & Medicine
    Health

    Health Care Costs Are Forcing 100 Million People to Choose Between Food & Medicine

    By David Brand|Dec. 15, 2017

    Another 800 million people spend 10% of their income on health care. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Creating More Child Brides, Report Finds
    Girls & Women

    Climate Change Is Creating More Child Brides, Report Finds

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    An alarming new report shows a dire consequence of climate change. Read more

  • Article: Children Are Deeply Concerned About Global Issues, But Don’t Think Their Voices Matter, Survey Finds
    Citizenship

    Children Are Deeply Concerned About Global Issues, But Don’t Think Their Voices Matter, Survey Finds

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 21, 2017

    Extreme poverty has declined in recent decades, but prospects are still bleak for many kids. Read more

  • Article: 11 Quotes That Show How Melinda Gates Is Tackling Extreme Poverty
    Citizenship

    11 Quotes That Show How Melinda Gates Is Tackling Extreme Poverty

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 15, 2017

    “Limiting women’s power keeps everyone poor.” Read more

  • Article: The US Just Got the G20 to Do Something Really Bad for the World's Poor
    Finance & Innovation

    The US Just Got the G20 to Do Something Really Bad for the World's Poor

    By Colleen Curry|March 20, 2017

    A change that could undo decades of work ending poverty. Read more

  • Article: Ending Extreme Poverty by 2030 Looks Possible  in This Nifty Chart
    Citizenship

    Ending Extreme Poverty by 2030 Looks Possible in This Nifty Chart

    By Meghan Werft|Oct. 24, 2016

    Though population is spiking, poverty is declining. Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates wants to end extreme poverty - with chickens
    Finance & Innovation

    Bill Gates wants to end extreme poverty - with chickens

    By Daniele Selby|June 9, 2016

    He's giving away 100,000 chickens on your behalf. Read more