#Foreign Aid

  • Article: Cuts to US Aid Defeated With Strong Bipartisan Support
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    Cuts to US Aid Defeated With Strong Bipartisan Support

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 23, 2019

    The plan to take back Congress-approved funds received opposition from both sides of the aisle. Read more

  • Article: We Asked You to Tell Congress Why You Support Strong US Aid — and Your Messages Were Truly Powerful

    We Asked You to Tell Congress Why You Support Strong US Aid — and Your Messages Were Truly Powerful

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 14, 2019

    Your 15,000 messages will be invaluable in pressuring the government to step up on this issue. Read more

  • Article: Colombia's Venezuelan Migrants Left Hungry Amid Aid Shortage

    Colombia's Venezuelan Migrants Left Hungry Amid Aid Shortage

    July 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Venezuela's economic collapse has unleashed the biggest migratory crisis in recent South America. Read more

  • Article: World Should Treat Global Health Threats Like Terrorism, Says UK Chief Medical Officer

    World Should Treat Global Health Threats Like Terrorism, Says UK Chief Medical Officer

    By Sushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|July 22, 2019

    “A threat in one corner of the world is a threat to anywhere else.” Read more

  • Article: Foreign Aid Is Falling 'Alarmingly' Short, Humanitarian Organization Warns

    Foreign Aid Is Falling 'Alarmingly' Short, Humanitarian Organization Warns

    By Sushmita Roy|July 18, 2019

    Aid organizations have received just 27% of the funding they need to address humanitarian crises. Read more

  • Article: Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    June 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Charity organizations are calling for a more "feminist" approach to foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: Just 7% of Girls Complete Secondary School in the Solomon Islands: Report

    Just 7% of Girls Complete Secondary School in the Solomon Islands: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|June 5, 2019

    The report, by Plan International, calls on neighbor Australia to up aid funding for education. Read more

  • Article: Australia's Federal Budget Returns to Surplus but Cuts Aid

    Australia's Federal Budget Returns to Surplus but Cuts Aid

    By Madeleine Keck|April 3, 2019

    This year sees the sixth successive Australian aid cut. Read more