#Inequality

  • Article: Climate Change Is Threatening the Fight to End Extreme Poverty: UN

    Climate Change Is Threatening the Fight to End Extreme Poverty: UN

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 10, 2019

    “It is abundantly clear that a much deeper, faster and more ambitious response is needed.” Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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