#UK Aid

  • Article: There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa
    Water & Sanitation

    There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 17, 2019

    UK aid helped kickstart the "femtech" firm to fight menstrual and sexual health stigma. Read more

  • Article: Britain to Send Maggots to Warzones to Save Life and Limbs
    Health

    Britain to Send Maggots to Warzones to Save Life and Limbs

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Jan. 11, 2019

    The maggots eat up dead tissue and their saliva has antimicrobial properties. Read more

  • Article: These Futuristic 'Smart Glasses' Help Doctors Direct Warzone Surgery Without Actually Being There
    Health

    These Futuristic 'Smart Glasses' Help Doctors Direct Warzone Surgery Without Actually Being There

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 9, 2019

    It could save lives — and UK aid is helping. Read more

  • Article: 8 Wonderful Things Britain Did for the World in 2018 That Have Nothing to Do With Brexit
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    8 Wonderful Things Britain Did for the World in 2018 That Have Nothing to Do With Brexit

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Dec. 13, 2018

    More things happened this year than Brexit. We promise. Read more

  • Article: Mum ‘Had No Choice’ But to Sell 6-Year-Old Daughter for £55 Amid Afghanistan’s Severe Food Crisis
    Food & Hunger

    Mum ‘Had No Choice’ But to Sell 6-Year-Old Daughter for £55 Amid Afghanistan’s Severe Food Crisis

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 28, 2018

    Over 10 million people are under threat. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Made the World’s Largest Ever Investment to End FGM Worldwide
    Girls & Women

    Britain Just Made the World’s Largest Ever Investment to End FGM Worldwide

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 23, 2018

    Female genital mutilation affects 200 million girls and women globally. Read more

  • Article: This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 20, 2018

    Here’s how girls like Mestawet Mekuria are empowered to control their own lives. Read more

  • Article: As We Mark the Armistice Centenary, the UK Just Doubled Its Commitment to Achieving Peace
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    As We Mark the Armistice Centenary, the UK Just Doubled Its Commitment to Achieving Peace

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 13, 2018

    Lest we forget. Read more