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Urge Your Members of Congress to Save Children's Lives
World  (tags: hunger, poverty, charity, foreign aid, petitions )

Freya
- 3 days ago - action.savethechildrenactionnetwork.org
Legislation introduced in Congress - the Reach Every Mother and Child Act - would scale up effective health and nutrition programs to help more moms and kids survive and thrive.
TELL CONGRESS: FIGHT CORRUPTION AND POVERTY
World  (tags: poverty, corruption, fossil fuel, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 267 days ago - secure3.oxfamamerica.org
We have just learned that our leaders in Congress are trying to use an obscure legislative move to undo an important anti-corruption law designed to shine a light on payments from oil, gas, and mining companies to foreign governments.
To the World's Billionaires: Help End Inequality
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, corruption, billionaires, OXFAM, inequality, global, wealth, poverty, hunger, poor, population )

Darren
- 272 days ago - act.oxfam.org
The global economy is broken. Eight billionaires own the same wealth as half the world's population. That's right - eight individuals own as much as the poorest 3.6 billion people. Meanwhile, every day 1 in 9 people go to bed hungry.
Ending Poverty Means Closing the Gaps Between Women and Men
World  (tags: world, women, humanrights, politics, poverty, Third world, government )

AWAY AWHI
- 518 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The world is a better place for women and girls in 2016 than even a decade ago. But not for everyone, and definitely not everywhere: This is especially true in the worldâEUR(TM)s poorest, most fragile countries.
Kaj Larsen On Boko Haram   video
World  (tags: Boko Haram, Nigeria, school girls, terrorists, militants, slaughter, poverty, chaos, displacement )

Dandelion
- 569 days ago - youtube.com
The terrorist group Boko Haram is responsible for thousands of deaths in Nigeria. Now, the government is determined to drive these militants from the country. VICE correspondent travels to Nigeria to see what this means for the people caught in the middle
Your Smartphone Is Probably Powered By Child Labor at Mines in Africa
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, abuse, child labor, corporate greed, poverty, profits, exploitation, world, society, politics, africa, humanrights )

AWAY AWHI
- 637 days ago - news.vice.com
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused several tech and auto industry giants of turning a blind eye to child labor. In a damning report released on Tuesday, the organization found that major brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, and
Homeless Inuk Man's Selfless Act Caught on Camera in Montreal
World  (tags: Compassion, homelessness, poverty )

Julie
- 643 days ago - cbc.ca
It was a selfless act: a homeless man spots an apparently homeless teenager asking for money and stops to give him the coat off his back.
Silent Crisis: How Climate Change Drives People From Their Homes By Destroying Their Livelihoods
World  (tags: climate change, refugees, humanitarian crisis, poverty )

Freya
- 704 days ago - alternet.org
When we think of climate refugees, we tend to think of cyclones, floods and storms forcing people from their homes. But there is another, more silent, crisis emerging.
Make Big Oil Publish What They Pay and Put An End to Secret Deals
World  (tags: Big Oil, donations, contributions, corruption, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 810 days ago - oxfamamerica.org
In the last 5 years alone, the oil industry should have paid more than $1.5 trillion to governments of some of the poorest countries on earth. Where did it go?
The Drug War Isn't the Only Battle Mexico Is Losing
World  (tags: world, politics, society, Mexico, poverty, violence, government, ethics )

AWAY AWHI
- 815 days ago - globalpost.com
The rate of the countryâEUR(TM)s poor rose from 45.5 percent to 46.2 percent between 2012 and 2014, according to new data published by the Mexican governmentâEUR(TM)s National Council for Social Development Policy Evaluation (CONEVAL).
Urban Slums a Death Trap for Poor Children
World  (tags: world, children, slums, poverty, mortality, inequality )

Naoko
- 897 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
- 907 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
- 909 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.
 

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