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Urban Slums a Death Trap for Poor Children
World  (tags: world, children, slums, poverty, mortality, inequality )

Naoko
- 21 days ago - ipsnews.net
It's called the urban survival gap - fuelled by the growing inequality between rich and poor in both developing and developed countries - and it literally determines whether millions of infants will live or die before their fifth birthday.
ASEAN Groups Plead for Clemency for Filipina Maid as Executions Loom in Indonesia
World  (tags: Changing Times, Annette Gartland, Indonesia, Bali Nine, Chan, execution, Filipina, Indonesia, Jokowi, Mary Jane Veloso, Nusakambangan, Sukumaran, trafficking, poverty )

Evelyn
- 32 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Within Jokowi's first 100 days in office, in January this year, Indonesia executed six people. "We urge President Joko Widodo to save Mary Jane," Helda Khasmy said. "She is not a criminal; she is a victim." Tricked, trafficked, used as a mule.
E.U. Leaders Face Calls to Take Swift Action on Migrants
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, crime, poverty, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, corruption, conflict, violence, world, usa, society, unitednations, politics, HumanRights, conflict, Refugees&Relief )

Annamaria
- 34 days ago - time.com
E.U. leaders will examine a plan to respond to the Mediterranean crisis, after more than 10,000 migrants were plucked from seas between Italy and Libya in a week.
Every Person Deserves Access to Clean Water. Pledge to Become a Global Citizen, Because Every Life Has Equal Value.
World  (tags: clean water, poverty, petition )

Teresa
- 70 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Over 780 million people do not have access to clean water. Dirty water accounts for more deaths every year than any form of violence, including war.
Gazans Forced to Sell Their Belongings
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, survival, poverty, Israeli Blockade, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, government, politics, news, crime, humans, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 94 days ago - al-monitor.com
The harsh economic crisis that has been worsening in the Gaza Strip due to the Israeli blockade and the PA's financial deficit has forced Gazans to sell their belongings to avoid begging for money.
Shocking Photos of Everyday North Korean Life ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
World  (tags: North Korea, Human Rights, photos, poverty, malnutrition, freedoms, society, ethics, politics, government, humans, children, corruption, media )

Carrie
- 97 days ago - ba-bamail.com
North Korea works hard to controls its image as a modern and righteous country. Lafforgues shots reveal a strikingly different reality. Here are some photos showing a land the rest of the world rarely gets to see.
Austerity Linked to 30-Year High in Greek Suicides: Study
World  (tags: Greece, austerity, poverty, suicide )

Freya
- 99 days ago - commondreams.org
Austerity measures imposed on Greece in 2011 corresponded to a significant spike in suicides, health researchers have found.
Homeless Ex-Pianist Anne Naysmith Dies in Road Accident
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, poverty )

Annamaria
- 105 days ago - theguardian.com
A former concert pianist who for years lived in a battered old car on a west London street after falling on hard times has been killed in a road accident. Tributes have poured in for Anne Naysmith
The Super-Rich Can't Hide From the Rest of Us
World  (tags: economic inequality, income inequality, middle class, poverty, taxation, WEF, widget, world economic forum )

Judy
- 112 days ago - billmoyers.com
They're getting ready to run away from the mess they've helped create.
Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty
World  (tags: poverty, violence, Yemen, world, violence, society, politics, humanrights, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 169 days ago - thenation.com
Since 2012 a little over half of Yemenis have been below the poverty line. About half of children are malnourished and a third are estimated to go to bed hungry each night.
Theft ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, tax evasion, G20 leaders, world, money laundering, poverty, embezzlement )

Nancy
- 197 days ago - one.org
More than a trillion dollars is being siphoned out of developing countries every year. It's the biggest heist you've never heard of. TELL G20 LEADERS TO END THE TRILLION DOLLAR SCANDAL
Ebola and the Terrorism of Poverty
World  (tags: Africa, Ebola, Poverty, Access To Medicine, American Imperialism, Colonialism, US Boots on the Ground, Racism, Economic Injustice, Inequality )

Brian
- 228 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Racism and structural inequality are at the heart of the spreading Ebola epidemic in Western Africa."
Feed Millions More People Without Spending A Penny Extra - The Hunger Site
World  (tags: humans, hunger, food aid, poverty )

Farah
- 240 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Thanks to the efforts of CARE supporters like you, reforms included in the 2014 Farm Bill mark significant progress in the effort to modernize U.S. international food aid for the 21st century. But our work is not finished.
Because You Care - The Hunger Site
World  (tags: humanrights, poverty, humans )

Farah
- 241 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
It's not always easy to look in the face of suffering. But if we want to ease the burden shouldered by too many billions subsiding on less than $1 a day, we must pay attention. We must act.
End 7 Diseases By 2020 ACTION
World  (tags: poverty, health, disease, children, treatment, family, world )

Nancy
- 265 days ago - e-activist.com
Help reduce poverty and inequality among the world's most marginalized populations by adding your name here and asking UN Ambassador Cousens to include neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the Sustainable Development Goals.
 

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