#Foreign Aid

  • 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

  • Article: The Trump Administration Is Expanding the Global Gag Rule. Here's What That Means for Women Everywhere.

    The Trump Administration Is Expanding the Global Gag Rule. Here's What That Means for Women Everywhere.

    By Daniele Selby|March 27, 2019

    The policy change could affect health services like malaria and HIV/AIDS treatment. Read more

  • Article: Gender Equality, Climate Change to Feature in Labor’s Proposed Australian Foreign Aid Budget

    Gender Equality, Climate Change to Feature in Labor’s Proposed Australian Foreign Aid Budget

    By Madeleine Keck|March 18, 2019

    "Aid can and does make a difference." Read more

  • Article: We Need to Rethink This Concept to End Extreme Poverty, Researchers Say

    We Need to Rethink This Concept to End Extreme Poverty, Researchers Say

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 29, 2019

    The global poverty rate was cut by more than half in 40 years; now, the reduction rate is slowing. Read more

  • Article: A New 'Agenda for the World': Top Italian Minister Champions Foreign Aid
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    A New 'Agenda for the World': Top Italian Minister Champions Foreign Aid

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 28, 2019

    “We are getting a lot in return." Read more

  • Article: Trump Says Countries That Receive Foreign Aid Do 'Nothing for Us' — We Crunched the Numbers

    Trump Says Countries That Receive Foreign Aid Do 'Nothing for Us' — We Crunched the Numbers

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|Jan. 4, 2019

    We fact-checked some of the president’s recent statements about foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: Australia Allocates Funding to Fight Escalating Polio Outbreak in Papua New Guinea

    Australia Allocates Funding to Fight Escalating Polio Outbreak in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 22, 2018

    Australia will allocate $6 million dollars to fight polio in its nearest neighbour. Read more