Women's empowerment is one of the most important socio-political factors contributing to development in the Global South, and Indonesia is no exception. As more and more women become educated, join t...
It could happen to any of us.
It is no coincidence that Anti-Poverty Week falls in Mental Health Month.
An increasing number of Aussie children are living in poverty.
Tatyana Aleksieva Photography
Rising property prices disproportionately impact women.
Looking back with three years of hindsight, I was so open about my poverty because I confidently expected it to be temporary. You can tell people you're having a hard time. It is much more difficult to admit that difficult is the new normal.
This new approach should be genuinely about improving peoples' life outcome and quality of life, not just about saving money. We must stay connected to those who exit the system to make sure they meet key wellbeing indicators and are having better life outcomes.
"It’s better to hide them inside the park than have them on the street.”
The Fred Hollows Foundation
How chronic malnourishment damages the bodies and brains of 1 in 4 children worldwide.
As a mother of five, I'd do whatever it takes to help my kids. That's how I can understand why Juliette, an impoverished young mum in rural Burundi, went to such great lengths to help her son.
Where, in all of this talk of the economy, is the issue of poverty, both in Australia and abroad? What are the implications of the major parties' policies for poverty and inequality, two issues that bring a much-needed ethical inflection to the too often grubby business of electioneering?
Housing affordability affects all of us; it accounts for the biggest expense in every Australian household budget, and affordability is getting worse every year. Yet we do not have a national plan to do anything about it.
The front page on my crowdsource campaign says it all: unsuccessful. Behind the everything-is-awesome facade of the crowd-funding phenomenon, the reality is that many causes, like mine, fail to make their target. But I'm actually happy I did.