#Civil War

  • Article: Poverty and Hunger — Not Tradition — Are Now the Main Drivers of Child Marriage in South Sudan
    Girls & Women

    Poverty and Hunger — Not Tradition — Are Now the Main Drivers of Child Marriage in South Sudan

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2019

    Oxfam reports more young girls are turning to marriage in the wake of conflict. Read more

  • Article: Almost Half of Brits Don't Know This War Exists. Now There's a Campaign to Make People Pay Attention.
    Citizenship

    Almost Half of Brits Don't Know This War Exists. Now There's a Campaign to Make People Pay Attention.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 30, 2019

    "We urge the public not to look away." Read more

  • Article: War-Torn Yemen on Brink of 'World's Worst Famine in 100 Years'
    Food & Hunger

    War-Torn Yemen on Brink of 'World's Worst Famine in 100 Years'

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 15, 2018

    There are 13 million people at risk of starvation. Read more

  • Article: This Mother Is One of Hundreds of Brave Women Helping Clear Their Countries of Landmines
    Girls & Women

    This Mother Is One of Hundreds of Brave Women Helping Clear Their Countries of Landmines

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 7, 2018

    UK aid is playing a vital role in training all-female demining teams. Read more

  • Article: Why Everyone Should Honor Juneteenth
    Citizenship

    Why Everyone Should Honor Juneteenth

    By Daniele Selby|June 19, 2018

    Slaves in Texas learned of their freedom on June 19, 1865 — about two-and-half years late. Read more

  • Article: 18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says
    Food & Hunger

    18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says

    By Chris Gelardi|June 4, 2018

    An upcoming military confrontation could dictate the future of the humanitarian crisis. Read more

  • Article: Yemen's Cholera Outbreak Hit 1 Million Cases in 2017. This Year, It's a Race Against Time.
    Health

    Yemen's Cholera Outbreak Hit 1 Million Cases in 2017. This Year, It's a Race Against Time.

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 16, 2018

    The aim is to vaccinate people before the rainy season hits. Read more

  • Article: Yes, UK Aid Money Goes to Some of the World’s Most Corrupt Countries — and Here’s Why That’s Important
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Yes, UK Aid Money Goes to Some of the World’s Most Corrupt Countries — and Here’s Why That’s Important

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 2, 2018

    Corruption isn’t a reason to slash aid spending to the countries who need it most. Read more