#Poverty

  • Article: This 12-Year-Old Boy in India May Earn a Peace Prize for Getting Kids to Go to School
    Education

    This 12-Year-Old Boy in India May Earn a Peace Prize for Getting Kids to Go to School

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 20, 2017

    At 12, Sakthi Ramesh is the youngest nominee for the International Children’s Peace Prize. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Much Food Really Costs for People Around the World
    Food & Hunger

    Here’s How Much Food Really Costs for People Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2017

    For millions of people around the world, a simple plate of food is a luxury. Read more

  • Article: World Hunger Is Rising Again as Conflicts and Famines Grow: Report
    Food & Hunger

    World Hunger Is Rising Again as Conflicts and Famines Grow: Report

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 17, 2017

    The number of hungry rose to 815 million in 2016, up from 777 million in 2015. Read more

  • Article: How This Weekend’s Terror Attack in Somalia Is Linked to Poverty
    Citizenship

    How This Weekend’s Terror Attack in Somalia Is Linked to Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 16, 2017

    The Shabab both exploits and worsens poverty. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Is Rescuing Nepalese Children From a Life Behind Bars
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Is Rescuing Nepalese Children From a Life Behind Bars

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Indira Ranamagar has rescued 1,600 children providing a new life and education beyond prison bars. Read more

  • Article: The Toughest Places in the World to Get an Education if You’re a Girl
    Education

    The Toughest Places in the World to Get an Education if You’re a Girl

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 12, 2017

    Approximately 73% of girls in South Sudan aged between 6 and 11 are not in school. Read more

  • Article: The Slums of East Asia Are Most Prone to Climate Change, World Bank Warns
    Environment

    The Slums of East Asia Are Most Prone to Climate Change, World Bank Warns

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 4, 2017

    “Our collective challenge is to expand opportunities to all in the cities.” Read more

  • Article: This Is the Public Health Crisis — and Cost — of Gun Violence in America
    Health

    This Is the Public Health Crisis — and Cost — of Gun Violence in America

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 3, 2017

    There is a troubling relationship between gun violence and poverty. Read more