#UK

  • Article: Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report
    Citizenship

    Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

    By the early 2020s, chid poverty rates are set to reach record levels. Read more

  • Article: This New Bakery and Kitchen in Manchester Will Give Jobs to Homeless People
    Citizenship

    This New Bakery and Kitchen in Manchester Will Give Jobs to Homeless People

    By Helen Lock|May 24, 2019

    "No matter who you are or what you've got in your back pocket, everyone is welcome." Read more

  • Article: Forced Marriage Reports in UK Reach Record High
    Girls & Women

    Forced Marriage Reports in UK Reach Record High

    May 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Britain banned forced marriage in 2014 but there have only been two convictions since. Read more

  • Article: About to Go to Uni? You Definitely Should Have Had This Vaccine, Says Public Health England
    Health

    About to Go to Uni? You Definitely Should Have Had This Vaccine, Says Public Health England

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

    Lecture halls and halls of residence are great places for the spread of contagious viruses. Read more

  • Article: Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert
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    Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 23, 2019

    The report says the UK's poorest people face lives that are “nasty, brutish, and short.” Read more

  • Article: British City Welcomes Europe's First-Ever Eco-Mosque
    Environment

    British City Welcomes Europe's First-Ever Eco-Mosque

    May 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Cat Stevens — now known as Yusuf Islam — backed the mosque. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador
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    Britain Just Appointed Its First Human Rights Ambassador

    May 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Rita French will be based in Geneva and will focus on issues including media freedom and slavery. Read more

  • Article: Universal Basic Income Could Fight Climate Change and Extreme Poverty
    OpinionEnvironment

    Universal Basic Income Could Fight Climate Change and Extreme Poverty

    May 17, 2019

    We've declared a climate emergency — is universal basic income the next step? Read more