#Poverty

  • Article: In Kenya, Desperate Children Have Sex With Tourists for $1
    Girls & Women

    In Kenya, Desperate Children Have Sex With Tourists for $1

    June 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Most girls in my village do it. I can get 100 ($1) to 500 shillings." Read more

  • Article: Beyond the Handshake: What Life Is Really Like in North Korea
    Citizenship

    Beyond the Handshake: What Life Is Really Like in North Korea

    By Joe McCarthy|June 12, 2018

    Most North Korean workers earn between $2 and $3 per month. Read more

  • Article: Guatemala's Deadly Volcanic Eruption Has Affected Poor Communities the Most
    Citizenship

    Guatemala's Deadly Volcanic Eruption Has Affected Poor Communities the Most

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|June 11, 2018

    The villages nearby the Fuego volcano are in the range of two other active volcanoes. Read more

  • Article: This New Report Paints a Striking Picture of Destitution in the UK
    Food & Hunger

    This New Report Paints a Striking Picture of Destitution in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 7, 2018

    More than 1.5 million people in Britain couldn't afford food, shelter, or other essentials in 2017. Read more

  • Article: This Indian Policewoman Breastfed an Abandoned Baby and May Have Saved His Life
    Food & Hunger

    This Indian Policewoman Breastfed an Abandoned Baby and May Have Saved His Life

    By Daniele Selby|June 6, 2018

    “I just couldn't bear it. I felt like my child was crying and I had to feed the baby.” Read more

  • Article: More Than Half the World's Children Face Poverty, Conflict, or Discrimination
    Education

    More Than Half the World's Children Face Poverty, Conflict, or Discrimination

    By Joe McCarthy|May 31, 2018

    The world is failing children everywhere. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Will Give Out Free Tampons to Low-Income Women
    Water & Sanitation

    Scotland Will Give Out Free Tampons to Low-Income Women

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 31, 2018

    A trial launched in Aberdeen last year has now been expanded to the whole country. Read more

  • Article: Grenfell Disaster Could Happen Again Due to 'Crowded, Unequal Cities': Report
    Citizenship

    Grenfell Disaster Could Happen Again Due to 'Crowded, Unequal Cities': Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 30, 2018

    In just three decades, 90% of the world’s population could be living in cities. Read more