poverty

Europe

Battling poverty, loneliness with coffee and cake

The tunes of an old record player and the smell of fresh pastries waft through the air as a team…

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Health

Period poverty is worst in Brighton and Hove – as nearly half can’t afford sanitary items

And those in Cambridge and York (32 percent respectively) also admit there are some months when they struggle. Overall, a…

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Business

A roof over their head: Churches use tiny homes for homeless

Churches across the U.S. are tackling the big question of how to address homelessness in their communities with a small…

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Health

Black veteran groups seek policy agenda on racial inequities

As a young man in Memphis, Tennessee, Robert Dabney Jr. wanted to blaze a path that could set his family…

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Europe

Millions in inflation-hit Argentina remain trapped in structural poverty

Marcos Lucero looks down at his feet as he walks the few meters that separate his home in the Argentine…

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Business

‘Shocking’ toll of raising pension age has plunged 100,000 into income poverty

The move left 700,000 people waiting an extra year for the benefit, missing out on £142 a week on average.…

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United Kingdom

Rise in UK state pension age has doubled poverty rates among 65-year-olds, says think-tank

Poverty rates among 65-year-olds in Britain doubled following an increase in the state pension age, according to an analysis by…

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Education

Rosemonde Pierre-Louis Appointed Executive Director of NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research

Rosemonde Pierre-Louis will become executive director of The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, effective July 1.Rosemonde Pierre-Louis…

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Europe

Queues return to Greek soup kitchens

And again: I am back in Greece. Pregnant teenage mums with empty fridges. Thin pensioners with skyrocketing electricity bills. Fishermen…

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United Kingdom

Voices against growing poverty need to get ever louder

It came as a shock to read recently that the foodbank in Eastbourne is now the busiest in the UK.…

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