#Poverty

  • Article: Canada Says It's Reached Record-Low Poverty. Experts Say There's More to the Story.
    Citizenship

    Canada Says It's Reached Record-Low Poverty. Experts Say There's More to the Story.

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 13, 2019

    An outdated measurement of poverty could be skewing the data. Read more

  • Article: NYC Schools Are Introducing 'Meatless Mondays' to Promote Health and Sustainability
    Food & Hunger

    NYC Schools Are Introducing 'Meatless Mondays' to Promote Health and Sustainability

    By Joe McCarthy|March 13, 2019

    “Meatless Mondays are good for our students.” Read more

  • Article: Pakistan's Intense Drought Has Caused 'Alarmingly High' Levels of Disease and Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    Pakistan's Intense Drought Has Caused 'Alarmingly High' Levels of Disease and Hunger

    March 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    One of the worst droughts in Pakistan's history has hit 5 million people Read more

  • Article: Child Poverty Costs the US Nearly $1.1 Trillion Every Year
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    Child Poverty Costs the US Nearly $1.1 Trillion Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy|March 1, 2019

    A new report could spur legislative action. Read more

  • Article: How Zimbabwe's All-Women Anti-Poaching Unit Sparked a Movement
    Environment

    How Zimbabwe's All-Women Anti-Poaching Unit Sparked a Movement

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 28, 2019

    Now, the model could be rolled out throughout the African continent. Read more

  • Article: Growing Up in Poverty Affects the Brain Differently Than We Thought
    Health

    Growing Up in Poverty Affects the Brain Differently Than We Thought

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 26, 2019

    A new study shows socioeconomic status changes cognitive functioning on several levels. Read more

  • Article: British Children in Poverty Could Soon Hit ‘Record High’
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    British Children in Poverty Could Soon Hit ‘Record High’

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 20, 2019

    It’s already bad — but a new report says it could soon get a whole lot worse. Read more

  • Article: Malawi Just Carried Out Its First Ever Brain Tumour Surgery
    Health

    Malawi Just Carried Out Its First Ever Brain Tumour Surgery

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 20, 2019

    But the country still falls short of the recommended one neurosurgeon to every 100,000 people. Read more