#Violence

  • Article: Venezuelan Gangs Are Using Food to Recruit Children
    Food & Hunger

    Venezuelan Gangs Are Using Food to Recruit Children

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 5, 2018

    “Hunger crimes” are on the rise in Venezuela. Read more

  • Article: Starved and Beaten: The Cost of Refusing to Be a Boko Haram Bomber
    Girls & Women

    Starved and Beaten: The Cost of Refusing to Be a Boko Haram Bomber

    Dec. 4, 2017|News Deeply

    Since 2009, Boko Haram insurgents have kidnapped thousands of women and girls in Nigeria. Read more

  • Article: Children Are Deeply Concerned About Global Issues, But Don’t Think Their Voices Matter, Survey Finds
    Citizenship

    Children Are Deeply Concerned About Global Issues, But Don’t Think Their Voices Matter, Survey Finds

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 21, 2017

    Extreme poverty has declined in recent decades, but prospects are still bleak for many kids. 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

  • Article: Yemen Is Experiencing the Worst Single-Year Cholera Crisis in History
    Water & Sanitation

    Yemen Is Experiencing the Worst Single-Year Cholera Crisis in History

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 21, 2017

    The end is not yet in sight. Read more

  • Article: One-Third of This Country’s Entire Population Has Become Refugees
    Citizenship

    One-Third of This Country’s Entire Population Has Become Refugees

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 21, 2017

    Most of the people fleeing the violence are unaccompanied children. Read more

  • Article: Gold Miners Are Being Investigated for Brutal Killing of Indigenous Tribe in Amazon
    Environment

    Gold Miners Are Being Investigated for Brutal Killing of Indigenous Tribe in Amazon

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 11, 2017

    “They even bragged about cutting up the bodies and throwing them in the river.” Read more

  • Article: Rescue Boats Are Leaving the Mediterranean to Help the Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar
    Citizenship

    Rescue Boats Are Leaving the Mediterranean to Help the Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 5, 2017

    “Every time I see the news, my heart breaks.” Read more