#poverty

  • 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

  • Article: In 2017, Violence and Injustice Killed at Least 188 Homeless New Yorkers
    Health

    In 2017, Violence and Injustice Killed at Least 188 Homeless New Yorkers

    By David Brand|Dec. 22, 2017

    The annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day honored those who died while unstably housed this year. Read more

  • Article: US Income Inequality Is So Bad That Now the UN Is Taking Action
    Citizenship

    US Income Inequality Is So Bad That Now the UN Is Taking Action

    By David Brand|Dec. 8, 2017

    About 40 million Americans live below the poverty line, but advocates say many more people are poor. Read more

  • Article: A Canadian Province Is Going to Give 4,000 Households Free Money
    Citizenship

    A Canadian Province Is Going to Give 4,000 Households Free Money

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 1, 2017

    Basic income projects are gaining popularity across the world as a means to reduce poverty. Read more

  • Article: Another Leading Volunteering Company Cuts Ties With Orphanage Tourism
    Citizenship

    Another Leading Volunteering Company Cuts Ties With Orphanage Tourism

    By Kim Nguyen|Nov. 15, 2017

    Campaign against orphanage tourism builds. Read more