New Internationalist

Poverty

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PHOTO ESSAY: World governments’ broken sanitation pledge stinks

On World Toilet Day, 2.5 billion people still lack the most basic of human needs, reports Jameela Freitas.

Filed in: Politics Poverty Water Women

Technology gives survivors of forced sterilization a voice

Women in Peru are using mobile phones and an Inca communication system to tell their stories, writes Vanessa Baird.  

Filed in: Peru Poverty Women

Victory for education in the Caribbean

Campaigners are celebrating a tax justice win in the Dominican Republic, says Sophie Richmond.

Filed in: Dominican Republic Economics Poverty

NGOs must give up power

Aid organizations need to relinquish the clout that comes with money and bureaucracy, argues Oxfam’s Ben Phillips.

Filed in: Development Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

The wrong kind of solidarity

If you erase power and class, you are left with a cosmopolitan elite lecturing on ‘global society’ to people suffering poverty at home, warns Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Colonialism Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

Why the problem of Bangladesh isn't solved yet

The people who make our clothes are economic prisoners, says Anna McMullen of Labour Behind the Label.

Filed in: Bangladesh Economics Poverty Work

As the cuts bite, why bother with the global South?

Jonathan Glennie opens our Internationalists series, calling on rich nations to reject nagging stinginess and embrace radical redistribution across borders.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Equality Politics Poverty

Stuck in the middle

Kim Bryan reports on migrants trapped in limbo in the Spanish fortress of Ceuta.

Filed in: Human Rights Migration Politics Poverty Refugees

Righting the wrongs of life on the street

We need to serve the needs of marginalized children and invest in their future, says Ellis Tsang.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Poverty

Britain's bedroom tax shame

Patrick Thompson says that the coalition government is denying vulnerable groups a basic human right.

Filed in: Disability Housing Human Rights Politics Poverty

The world is looking at caste discrimination, finally

The recent EU vote gives hope that the human rights of Dalit groups will no longer be ignored, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Poverty

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