#Poverty

  • Article: Universal Credit Puts 41,000 Children At Risk of Destitution by Christmas, Warns Housing Trust
    Citizenship

    Universal Credit Puts 41,000 Children At Risk of Destitution by Christmas, Warns Housing Trust

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 7, 2017

    And food banks say they could struggle to meet demand. Read more

  • Article: Australian Brands Should Pay Garment Workers a Living Wage: Oxfam Report
    Citizenship

    Australian Brands Should Pay Garment Workers a Living Wage: Oxfam Report

    By Marnie Cunningham|Oct. 31, 2017

    Overseas factory workers can’t afford to send their children to school Read more

  • Article: Ending Child Marriage Could Bring $60B Annually to West and Central Africa: Report
    Girls & Women

    Ending Child Marriage Could Bring $60B Annually to West and Central Africa: Report

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 25, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Four in 10 ten girls in the region are married before the age of 18, UNICEF says. Read more

  • 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