#Poverty

  • Article: Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US
    Girls & Women

    Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    Epstein’s alleged victims were vulnerable young girls — like most trafficking victims globally. Read more

  • Article: Cambodian Lakes Filled in for Malls as Capital's Poor Are Pushed Out
    Water & Sanitation

    Cambodian Lakes Filled in for Malls as Capital's Poor Are Pushed Out

    July 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The filling of lakes in favor of malls and apartments impacts the livelihoods of the city's poor. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is on Track to Feed 100,000 Kenyan Schoolchildren
    AdvocacyFood & Hunger

    This Activist Is on Track to Feed 100,000 Kenyan Schoolchildren

    By Joe McCarthy|July 12, 2019

    And she’s empowering local communities in the process. Read more

  • Article: 663 Million Children Lack Access to Basic Human Rights Like Clean Water
    Citizenship

    663 Million Children Lack Access to Basic Human Rights Like Clean Water

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 12, 2019

    Multidimensional poverty considers things like access to food and clean water. Read more

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

    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

  • Article: 'Groundbreaking' Homelessness Center Offers Gym, Free Wi-Fi, and In-House Doctors for Real Solutions
    Citizenship

    'Groundbreaking' Homelessness Center Offers Gym, Free Wi-Fi, and In-House Doctors for Real Solutions

    By Madeleine Keck|July 2, 2019

    The center is the largest in Australia and is expected to help people back into permanent housing. Read more

  • Article: A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns
    Environment

    A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 25, 2019

    The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights offers a blistering rebuke to governments. Read more

  • Article: Indonesian Seaweed Farmers Seek $200 Million Over Oil Spill
    Environment

    Indonesian Seaweed Farmers Seek $200 Million Over Oil Spill

    By Madeleine Keck|June 24, 2019

    The spill occurred almost 700 kilometers west of Darwin and 250 kilometers south of Indonesia. Read more