#Poverty

  • Article: Coronavirus: A Funding Boost for Services Like ‘Meals on Wheels’ Gives Elderly Australians Food Security

    Coronavirus: A Funding Boost for Services Like ‘Meals on Wheels’ Gives Elderly Australians Food Security

    By Madeleine Keck|April 3, 2020

    The funding will ensure prepared meals and essential food is delivered to those who need it most. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways COVID-19 Lockdowns and Curfews Risk Increasing Already Existing Inequalities in Africa

    3 Ways COVID-19 Lockdowns and Curfews Risk Increasing Already Existing Inequalities in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 2, 2020

    The continent needs to protect the rights of all people, says UNHCR. Read more

  • Article: Coronavirus Could Push More Australian Women Into Poverty, Experts Say

    Coronavirus Could Push More Australian Women Into Poverty, Experts Say

    By Madeleine Keck|April 1, 2020

    The Australian women’s sector is calling for a gendered lens on the coronavirus crisis. Read more

  • Article: Over 700,000 Children Live in Poverty in Australia: Report

    Over 700,000 Children Live in Poverty in Australia: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|March 18, 2020

    One in eight Australians live below the relative poverty line, a new report shows. Read more

  • Article: Coronavirus: 4 Lessons We Can Learn About Responding to a Global Health Crisis

    Coronavirus: 4 Lessons We Can Learn About Responding to a Global Health Crisis

    By Helen Lock|March 16, 2020

    From vaccine alliances to social safety nets, there's a lot we can learn for the future. Read more

  • Article: Poverty Increases in Thailand Following 3 Decades of Decline: World Bank Report

    Poverty Increases in Thailand Following 3 Decades of Decline: World Bank Report

    By Madeleine Keck|March 13, 2020

    The report has called on the government to heavily invest in the next generation. Read more

  • Article: These Panels Generate Fresh Water From Air and Sunlight

    These Panels Generate Fresh Water From Air and Sunlight

    By Joe McCarthy|March 12, 2020

    They could help other communities facing water shortages. Read more

  • Article: Life Expectancy Falls for Poorest Women in England and Stalls for Everyone for First Time in a Century

    Life Expectancy Falls for Poorest Women in England and Stalls for Everyone for First Time in a Century

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 25, 2020

    Austerity has led to worsening health in England’s most deprived areas, according to a new report. Read more