#poverty

  • Article: How Racism and Discrimination Prevent Access to Good Health and Well-Being for All

    How Racism and Discrimination Prevent Access to Good Health and Well-Being for All

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 17, 2020

    Marginalization’s impact on health has become all the more evident due to COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: Universal Basic Income Program in Finland Improved Participants' Well-Being

    Universal Basic Income Program in Finland Improved Participants' Well-Being

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 7, 2020

    Government representatives in Scotland and Spain have proposed universal basic income. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Set UK International Development Work Back 30 Years

    COVID-19 Could Set UK International Development Work Back 30 Years

    By Brandon Wiggins|April 30, 2020

    Millions, if not hundreds of millions, of people could be pushed into poverty by the pandemic. Read more

  • Article: Oxfam Warns That Millions Could Die From Pandemic in Developing Countries

    Oxfam Warns That Millions Could Die From Pandemic in Developing Countries

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 31, 2020

    The international organization has called for an emergency response package of nearly $160 billion. Read more

  • Article: Over 1.5 Million Children in Niger Are in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

    Over 1.5 Million Children in Niger Are in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 21, 2020

    UNICEF says that it will need $59.4 million to provide humanitarian assistance to children in 2020. Read more

  • Article: Indonesian Minister Suggests Rich Should Marry Poor to Reduce Poverty

    Indonesian Minister Suggests Rich Should Marry Poor to Reduce Poverty

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 21, 2020

    Muhadjir Effendy introduced a controversial fatwa to limit the number of new low-income families. Read more

  • Article: California Will Use State Buildings as Homeless Shelters

    California Will Use State Buildings as Homeless Shelters

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 20, 2020

    Despite continued economic growth, homelessness in California has surged. Read more

  • Article: First Lady of Namibia Vows to Donate Wealth to Charity After Death

    First Lady of Namibia Vows to Donate Wealth to Charity After Death

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 14, 2020

    "I strongly believe that inheritance is one of the biggest drivers of inequality." Read more