#poverty

  • Article: Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows
    Finance & Innovation

    Child Poverty at Staggering Levels Across Canada, Report Shows

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 18, 2018

    Overall, 17% of children aged 17 and under live in low-income households. Read more

  • Article: Detroit May Cut Off Water to 17,461 Households If They Don’t Pay Up
    Water & Sanitation

    Detroit May Cut Off Water to 17,461 Households If They Don’t Pay Up

    By David Brand|April 5, 2018

    The UN has already called the water shutdowns “contrary to human rights.” Read more

  • Article: A Quarter of US College Students Go Hungry, National Survey Finds
    Food & Hunger

    A Quarter of US College Students Go Hungry, National Survey Finds

    April 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "At our university, there's a big stereotype about the students being really wealthy." Read more

  • Article: 50 Years After MLK's Death, These Powerful Tweets Celebrate His Life and Legacy
    Citizenship

    50 Years After MLK's Death, These Powerful Tweets Celebrate His Life and Legacy

    By David Brand|April 4, 2018

    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Read more

  • Article: Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides
    Girls & Women

    Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides

    March 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I regret that I got married. Girls my age are now studying. I am totally destroyed." Read more

  • Article: Scottish Council to Give Free School Meals All Year to Tackle 'Holiday Hunger’
    Food & Hunger

    Scottish Council to Give Free School Meals All Year to Tackle 'Holiday Hunger’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 19, 2018

    Children are going back to school with signs of malnutrition after the holidays, say teachers. Read more

  • Article: Domestic Workers to Miss Out on South Africa’s New Minimum Wage
    Finance & Innovation

    Domestic Workers to Miss Out on South Africa’s New Minimum Wage

    Feb. 2, 2018|News Deeply

    A proposed minimum wage hailed as a tool to fight poverty will exclude domestic workers. Read more

  • Feature: The Man Who Found Katy Perry Is on a Mission to Fix America’s Justice System
    FeatureCitizenship

    The Man Who Found Katy Perry Is on a Mission to Fix America’s Justice System

    By Katie Dallas|Jan. 25, 2018

    And he’s succeeding, one wrongful conviction at a time. Read more