Over 100,000 children in Ireland are living in consistent poverty and the Government must ensure that Budget 2020 takes the vital steps needed to put an end to this, the Children's Rights Alliance has said.
Barcelona has begun installing its first shipping container homes just a stone’s throw from La Rambla, the famous thoroughfare in the city center, in a bid to provide emergency housing for people who have been evicted or otherwise driven out of the neighborhood by gentrification.
More than four million people in the UK are trapped in deep poverty, meaning their income is at least 50 percent below the official breadline, locking them into a weekly struggle to afford the most basic living essentials, an independent study has shown.
Hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other United Nations’ (UN) goals, mainly because progress is being undermined by the impact of climate change and increasing inequality, a UN report said.
The homeless population around Los Angeles, California, has risen sharply during the past year due to a lack of affordable housing in and around America’s second-largest city, pushing more people into poverty, according to new a study.
Child poverty, domestic violence and mental health will be the priorities in New Zealand’s ‘wellbeing budget’, the finance minister announced, with the nation declaring itself the first in the world to measure success by its people’s wellbeing.