The food theft crisis is framed as a threat to paying customers. This furthers the divide between those who can still afford groceries and those who cannot.
Researchers fed an advanced AI algorithm with satellite photographs to see if it could identify areas of poverty and it interpreted the data through abstract images.
Single parents need support, not stigma.
Africa bears the heaviest burden of antimicrobial resistance, a phenomenon fuelled largely by poverty, But there are encouraging signs that the continent is taking action to fight it.
Government departments, civil society groups and the private sector should pool resources and work together in a co-ordinated manner to prevent violent crime.
The struggle with open defecation is a silent emergency, undermining the continent’s efforts towards sustainable development goals.
After a 20th-century manufacturing boom, the region has been in a decadeslong decline. Rural factory towns can blame technology and globalization for their woes.
Working full time at the national living wage only earns a salary of £20,375.
A peaceful power transition would be a sign of a maturing democracy.
Environmental degradation of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region is causing poverty as well as food insecurity, increased crime and conflict.
Liberia’s next president must restore national cohesion, tackle corruption, and strengthen state institutions.
Infrastructure development in Northern England has been increasingly muddled in recent years. Few will be convinced by Sunak’s new pledge to fix this.
Often those most impacted by climate change are those least able to engage with climate discourse. Universities have a responsibility to engage with these communities.
People on benefits are borrowing from the government to pay for essentials like power bills and car repairs. But repayments leave them with even less than before.
New Zealand’s Greens have undoubtedly succeeded in some policy areas, including climate and housing quality. But the party continues to battle internal tensions between idealism and pragmatism.
The federal government needs to ensure the Canada Disability Benefit is designed to help those most in need.
Our research shows the world is not on track to achieve any of the Sustainable Development Goals. But with decisive action, we can still achieve a fairer, more sustainable and prosperous future.
Armed police interventions are unconstitutional and incapable of addressing housing and safety in the inner city.
Halfway to the SDGs’ 2030 deadline, countries have made progress, but most are struggling to meet all 17 goals. The US is no exception.
Inner city occupations and shack settlements alike are the inevitable consequence of the fact that huge populations of people have to get by without a living wage.