#Poverty

  • Article: On World Children's Day, 6 Million Children in South Africa Live Below the Food Poverty Line
    Food & Hunger

    On World Children's Day, 6 Million Children in South Africa Live Below the Food Poverty Line

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 20, 2018

    “Families cannot even provide the minimum amount of nutrition needed to survive and thrive.” Read more

  • Article: UN Says Solution to UK Austerity is to Make Poverty Illegal
    Food & Hunger

    UN Says Solution to UK Austerity is to Make Poverty Illegal

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 16, 2018

    After a 12-day tour, an envoy said the UK government had inflicted “great misery” on the poor. Read more

  • Article: What Brazil's New President Means for Poverty, Inequality, and More
    Citizenship

    What Brazil's New President Means for Poverty, Inequality, and More

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 29, 2018

    “This is a complete earthquake in Brazilian political history.” Read more

  • Article: Investigation Finds African and Asian Hospitals Doubling as Debtor Prisons for the Poor
    Health

    Investigation Finds African and Asian Hospitals Doubling as Debtor Prisons for the Poor

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 26, 2018

    Reports worldwide contend patients are being held in plain sight. Read more

  • Video: This 'Disease of Poverty' Is on the Rise Across Major US Cities
    Health

    This 'Disease of Poverty' Is on the Rise Across Major US Cities

    Oct. 22, 2018|Voice of America

    Public health officials say homelessness is making the problem worse. Read more

  • Article: Dozens of Senegalese Girls Have Been Sexually Exploited at School, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Dozens of Senegalese Girls Have Been Sexually Exploited at School, Report Says

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 19, 2018

    Girls were coerced into having sex with teachers for better grades, food, and money. Read more

  • Article: Cardi B Just Talked About Ending Poverty During Her First Solo Performance as a Mother
    Girls & Women

    Cardi B Just Talked About Ending Poverty During Her First Solo Performance as a Mother

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 30, 2018

    “We need to research these countries that aren’t getting help.” Read more

  • Article: Cardi B's Dedication to Speaking Out Against Inequality Is No Joke
    Girls & Women

    Cardi B's Dedication to Speaking Out Against Inequality Is No Joke

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 26, 2018

    The unfiltered record-breaking artist always finds time to educate her fans. Read more