#Inequality

  • Feature: How One Man's 36-Month Prison Sentence Became a 'Silent Life Sentence'
    FeatureCitizenship

    How One Man's 36-Month Prison Sentence Became a 'Silent Life Sentence'

    By Daniele Selby|May 16, 2019

    Michael 'Zaki' Smith lost his job last year because of a crime he committed almost two decades ago. Read more

  • Article: China Bans Uighur Ethnic Minority From Observing Ramadan
    Citizenship

    China Bans Uighur Ethnic Minority From Observing Ramadan

    May 9, 2019|Voice of America

    The government tightened religious restrictions on Uighurs for the Muslim holy month. Read more

  • Article: Why Common Says He's 'Always in a Fight' for Equality
    Citizenship

    Why Common Says He's 'Always in a Fight' for Equality

    By Daniele Selby|May 2, 2019

    Rapper Common is joining Global Citizen in calling for an end to cash bail. Read more

  • Article: Leeds Is the First UK City to Lower Its Childhood Obesity Rate
    Food & Hunger

    Leeds Is the First UK City to Lower Its Childhood Obesity Rate

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 1, 2019

    It’s thanks to a parenting programme that focuses on young children and the most deprived families. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Indian Women and Homeless People May Be Ineligible to Vote
    Citizenship

    Millions of Indian Women and Homeless People May Be Ineligible to Vote

    March 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    As many as 21 million women are not on voter lists. Read more

  • Article: Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    By Jerica Deck  and  Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    More than 2.1 billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: White People Cause Most Air Pollution in US, but Black and Hispanic Communities Suffer: Report
    Environment

    White People Cause Most Air Pollution in US, but Black and Hispanic Communities Suffer: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 12, 2019

    “There are more deaths from air pollution than from murders and car crashes combined.” Read more

  • Article: We Need to Tackle Poverty and Inequality to End the HIV Epidemic in the US
    OpinionHealth

    We Need to Tackle Poverty and Inequality to End the HIV Epidemic in the US

    Feb. 14, 2019

    Rates of HIV diagnoses have remained stable — but not among all groups. Read more