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Do We Have to Accept Child Poverty?

The rate of children living in poverty in the United States is very high. It hovers around 23% depending on the report (poverty being defined as below 50% of median income). 403 more words


The global agenda must prioritise child poverty

Children bear the brunt of extreme poverty. This is not hyperbole; it’s statistical fact. The World Bank’s most recent poverty data show us that almost half of all the people living on less than $1.25 day, are 18 or younger. 824 more words


Beans to Beaches

Short Film “Beans to Beaches”

This short holds a place very close to my heart for a few reasons. Not only is it an original piece that I put together, but it also brings light to an important issue that must continue to get addressed. 205 more words

Short Films

Johnstone calls for Citizens Income to address poverty divide


Green MSP for Lothian Alison Johnstone has urged the Scottish Parliament to consider new ideas – including a basic income for all citizens – to tackle poverty. 213 more words

Slave #Britain: Welfare cap risks pushing 345,000 more children into poverty (#welfare #poverty #uk #bedroomtax)

New research commissioned by Save the Children following last week’s Budget shows that the welfare cap risks pushing as many as 345,000 more children into poverty in the next four years. 395 more words

Government & Politics

How are the Children?

Kasserian ingera? ….How are the Children?    These words are the traditional greeting in some parts of central and southern Africa.   When you meet someone, you don’t say “HI!”  or “Hello, how are you?”   but you say..” 763 more words

Pastoral Concerns

Stand Up

What do you stand up for?

In my head, I stand up for lots of things. I have lots of causes, or social issues, that I get stuck on. 333 more words