#poverty

  • Article: Sierra Leone's Doctors Are Returning to Hospitals After 13-Day Strike
    Health

    Sierra Leone's Doctors Are Returning to Hospitals After 13-Day Strike

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 19, 2018

    Doctors were protesting against the lack of medical equipment and resources. Read more

  • Article: This Bollywood Actor Donated $560,000 to Pay Off Farmers' Debts
    Food & Hunger

    This Bollywood Actor Donated $560,000 to Pay Off Farmers' Debts

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 21, 2018

    With the agricultural industry taking a hit, many farmers are forced into extreme poverty Read more

  • Article: 'Stranger Things' Star to Take on Bullies in New UN Role
    Citizenship

    'Stranger Things' Star to Take on Bullies in New UN Role

    Nov. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Millie Bobby Brown, the youngest-ever goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, fights for children’s issues Read more

  • Article: Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless
    Citizenship

    Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 7, 2018

    The new anti-poverty strategy aims to cut homelessness by 50% by 2030. Read more

  • Article: 100 Canadian Business Leaders Urge the Government Not to Scrap Basic Income Project
    Citizenship

    100 Canadian Business Leaders Urge the Government Not to Scrap Basic Income Project

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 19, 2018

    Here’s why. Read more

  • Article: Invest in Children's Health and Education to Spur Economic Growth, World Bank Says
    Citizenship

    Invest in Children's Health and Education to Spur Economic Growth, World Bank Says

    Oct. 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    “Investing in health and education has not gotten the attention it deserves." Read more

  • Article: Is Poverty or Prejudice Driving Removal of Brazil's Indigenous Children?
    Citizenship

    Is Poverty or Prejudice Driving Removal of Brazil's Indigenous Children?

    Oct. 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indigenous children are growing up in care, so who is best placed to look after vulnerable kids. Read more