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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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
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
Our joint conference with Christian Aid on 8 November, Two sides of the same coin, was a great opportunity to share ideas and stories and find the common ground which will help us to tackle poverty and inequality across the world – both in the UK and the global South 70 more words