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  1. Article: These youth climate activists are making the Paris Agreement a reality in New York City

    Environment

    These youth climate activists are making the Paris Agreement a reality in New York City

    By Kevin Murungi |Global Poverty Project| April 26, 2016

    Climate activists from Global Kids secure a legislative win on climate change education in schools. Read more

  2. Article: The US Congress just took a major step towards alleviating hunger around the world

    Food & Hunger

    The US Congress just took a major step towards alleviating hunger around the world

    By Bree Dyer|Global Poverty Project| April 21, 2016

    The US Senate just joined the House of Representatives in passing the Global Food Security Act. Read more

  3. Article: “Together, Stronger” A day with Caterpillar

    Health

    “Together, Stronger” A day with Caterpillar

    By David Ambuel |Global Poverty Project| April 17, 2016

    Hear about Global Citizen's tour stop in Peoria, IL Read more

  4. Article: Why Canadian MP Mike Lake is advocating for autism awareness

    Citizenship

    Why Canadian MP Mike Lake is advocating for autism awareness

    By Bree Dyer|Global Poverty Project| April 7, 2016

    Incredible insight into the strengths of differing abilities from Canadian MP Mike Lake. Read more

  5. Article: US Secretary of State Kerry says it's time to empower girls all over the world

    Girls & Women

    US Secretary of State Kerry says it's time to empower girls all over the world

    By Bree Dyer|Global Poverty Project| April 5, 2016

    Here's what the US plans to do to help girls around the world. Read more

  6. Article: Quiz: Do you know the biggest killer of children under the age of 5?

    Health

    Quiz: Do you know the biggest killer of children under the age of 5?

    By Judith Rowland|Global Poverty Project| April 5, 2016

    The biggest surprise is that the answer is completely preventable. Read more

  7. Article: UK aid can help end this horrific disease once and for all

    Health

    UK aid can help end this horrific disease once and for all

    Global Poverty Project| April 1, 2016

    UK MP Greg Mulholland on what he will do to help end polio. Read more

  8. Article: Impact Report: the power of global citizens' voices on World Water Day

    Water & Sanitation

    Impact Report: the power of global citizens' voices on World Water Day

    By Murphy McAnulty|Global Poverty Project| March 31, 2016

    Global Citizens use their voices on World Water Day and the impact was pretty amazing Read more

  9. Article: Rotavirus no more - India just launched its biggest health campaign yet

    Health

    Rotavirus no more - India just launched its biggest health campaign yet

    By Sophia Tsirbas|Global Poverty Project| March 30, 2016

    The rotavirus vaccine is vital to preventing the diarrheal deaths of 120,000 children each year. Read more

  10. Article: Malta will REPEAL a law that legalized violent abductions of girls and women

    Girls & Women

    Malta will REPEAL a law that legalized violent abductions of girls and women

    By Aditi Shetty|Global Poverty Project| March 28, 2016

    Global citizens helped change law giving abductors reduced penalties if they married their victims. Read more

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