#Poverty

  • Article: Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report
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    Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

    By the early 2020s, chid poverty rates are set to reach record levels. Read more

  • Article: 140,000 Families in Australia Are Unable to Provide Nappies for Their Children: Report
    Finance & Innovation

    140,000 Families in Australia Are Unable to Provide Nappies for Their Children: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|May 24, 2019

    Upwards of a quarter of a million children are impacted by ‘nappy stress’. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Children Separated from Parents in Cyclone-Hit Mozambique
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    Hundreds of Children Separated from Parents in Cyclone-Hit Mozambique

    May 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Humanitarian organizations fear for the children made vulnerable by disaster. Read more

  • Article: Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert
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    Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 23, 2019

    The report says the UK's poorest people face lives that are “nasty, brutish, and short.” Read more

  • Article: SAT Rolls Out New Tool to Account For Students’ Socio-Economic Challenges
    Education

    SAT Rolls Out New Tool to Account For Students’ Socio-Economic Challenges

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 20, 2019

    The College Board's tool will consider poverty levels, neighborhood crime rates, and more. Read more

  • Feature: After a 27-Year Sentence, This Man Is Giving Prisoners Hope and Knowledge
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    After a 27-Year Sentence, This Man Is Giving Prisoners Hope and Knowledge

    By Daniele Selby|May 17, 2019

    Lawrence Bartley was released on parole last year after serving 27 years and 2 month in prison. Read more

  • Feature: How One Man's 36-Month Prison Sentence Became a 'Silent Life Sentence'
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    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: Alabama, One of the US' Poorest States, Essentially Just Outlawed Abortion
    Girls & Women

    Alabama, One of the US' Poorest States, Essentially Just Outlawed Abortion

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 16, 2019

    Denial of abortion can lead to economic hardship, experts say. Read more