#poverty

  • Article: Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan
    Health

    Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 18, 2018

    Stilwell residents could expect to die a quarter of a century before their peers. Read more

  • Article: This Taxi Service Is Making Transportation Accessible to São Paulo's Poorest
    Finance & Innovation

    This Taxi Service Is Making Transportation Accessible to São Paulo's Poorest

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 11, 2018

    Over half of São Paulo's population lives in slums called favelas. Read more

  • Article: 'Filthy Rich and Homeless' Highlights the Hidden Realities of Homelessness in Australia
    Citizenship

    'Filthy Rich and Homeless' Highlights the Hidden Realities of Homelessness in Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 24, 2018

    “We need to declare homelessness a state of emergency." Read more

  • Article: The Hidden Truth About The Marshmallow Test
    Education

    The Hidden Truth About The Marshmallow Test

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 17, 2018

    A new report reveals why rich kids are better at the marshmallow test. Read more

  • Article: Canada Says It Has a Plan to Tackle Poverty — But It's Unclear How It Will Work
    Citizenship

    Canada Says It Has a Plan to Tackle Poverty — But It's Unclear How It Will Work

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 11, 2018

    It’s not clear if the new strategy will have new money behind it. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways to Help Homeless People During the Summer Heatwave
    Citizenship

    5 Ways to Help Homeless People During the Summer Heatwave

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Jana Sepehr|July 10, 2018

    Homelessness can be even harder when it’s hot — and experts want you to help. Read more

  • Article: What Australia Needs to Do to Achieve the Global Goals by 2030
    Finance & Innovation

    What Australia Needs to Do to Achieve the Global Goals by 2030

    By Madeleine Keck|July 3, 2018

    Australia has a vital role to play in ending extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: The World May Miss Its Goal of Ending Child Marriage by 2030
    Girls & Women

    The World May Miss Its Goal of Ending Child Marriage by 2030

    June 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Extreme weather in countries like Bangladesh and Mali have put more girls at risk of child marriage. Read more