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3 Snaps for Feminism

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and Adam Grant, a professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, published an article today in the NYT encouraging women to speak up at work.  269 more words


Feeding Britain and flourishing communities

Tim Thornton, the Bishop of Truro, co-chaired the Inquiry Into Food Poverty and Hunger which produced last week’s Feeding Britain  report. In this guest blog, Bishop Tim shares his own reflections on the factors driving food poverty – and the best response. 606 more words

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Benefits Street and lifestyle choices

Our new Poverty Media Unit has exciting plans to challenge the stigmatisation and exclusion attached to poverty. The Unit Coordinator, Jackie Cox, explains. 543 more words

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Food, fuel, finance: how communities can tackle the Poverty Premium

This Monday (8 December), we launched our new report Food, Fuel, Finance at an event in Glasgow. The report gives an overview of how the ‘Poverty Premium’ affects people’s lives, and recommends action which could be taken to tackle this injustice, by the governments in Westminster and Edinburgh. 456 more words

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Have you tested yourself?

World AIDS Day 2014 commemorated on the 1st of December is a day to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS globally.

While the universal theme this year was to #closethegap – by ending the AIDS epidemic, in Sri Lanka the focus was on something a little different; “Close the HIV Testing Gap” was the national World AIDS Day 2014 theme to encourage more people to test themselves. 199 more words


Close the gap

Few days ago, a colleague from UNAIDS Philippines sent me an advisory on their Close the Gap campaign launched in time for 2014 World AIDS Day… 228 more words