Charlotte Gipps

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World Aids Day: A mother's story of living with HIV in Ethiopia - video

Momina, a young Ethiopian woman, describes the stigma she has faced since being diagnosed with HIV when she was 20. She has had to care for her six-year-old son Rapira on her own, and in 2010 made the heartbreaking decision to give up for adoption her second child, born after she learned her HIV …

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Data Africa

Data Africa is an open source agriculture, climate, poverty, and health visualization engine.<p>Explore Countries<p>article<p>An open source agriculture, …

Data Africa

Poverty

Gig economy - low paid, but employed or self-employed?

The Resolution Foundation says that the minimum wage should be extended to gig economy workers. It reckons that these jobs do not represent genuine …

Economics

This is what Americans are willing to sacrifice 20% of their salary for

The security that comes from getting a set amount of money on a regular schedule is so attractive to Americans that they are willing to sacrifice up …

Retirement

For the band of heroes at mount merapi 2010: The Volunteers

The gig economy: Opportunity or threat?

Its champions say it provides flexible hours and alternative incomes, giving people access to goods and services they could not otherwise afford. Its detractors say it is creating an army of low-paid people in precarious work who are undercutting existing firms by circumventing tax and …

Gig Economy

What is the 'gig' economy?

As the global economy heals, a brave new world is emerging for workers in which more temporary jobs are being created — especially for the young. FT …

Globalization

Why the gig economy just makes good sense

Being a freelancer with a steady supply of work is something which can work particularly well for a wide range of people in different life …

The gig economy: freedom or serfdom?

The gig economy - for some people it's a chance to choose their own jobs, hours, and work from home. For others, it's a form of exploitation, with …

Gig Economy

Christopher Niesche: The rise of the gig economy

All over Australia, people are setting up home offices or renting space in shared offices and going to work for themselves.It's the "gig economy", …

Gig Economy

How The Rising Gig Economy Is Reshaping Businesses

Younger workers all around the world now want to work differently than their parents did. Here’s what’s in it for companies.<p>There’s no doubt that the freelance or “gig” economy is on the rise. The latest research estimates that the ranks of the American freelancer now comprise 34% of the U.S. …

Innovation

Teach every child about food

Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, West Virginia -- and a shocking image of the sugar we eat -- TED Prize winner …

Special report: Is New Zealand's addiction to fast food killing us?

In part one of Newshub's special investigation into Kiwi addictions, we examined how alcoholism has become New Zealand's 'accepted' addiction.<p>Another …

Why is east Africa facing a hunger crisis and what can be done? – podcast

As hunger spreads in east Africa, famine threatens to take hold beyond South Sudan. Lucy Lamble explores the background and response to the crisis<p>Read the transcript<p><b>Subscribe and review: iTunes, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, Audioboom & Acast and join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter</b><p>A combination of …

Africa

Horn of Africa Crisis: Somalia's Famine | Weather

The worst drought in 60 years has thrown some 13 million people across the Horn of Africa into crisis.<p>In Somalia, ravaged by two decades of conflict, the consequences have been disastrous. For over six months, aid agencies on the ground sounded the alarm that a major drought and famine was on the …

Horn of Africa Crisis: Drought Zone | Weather

The worst drought in 60 years has thrown more than 13 million people across the Horn of Africa into crisis.<p>In Kenya, those already living in the greatest precarity have been pushed even closer to the edge.<p>In the arid lands deadly inter-tribal conflict is escalating with pastoralists competing over …

Somalia food crisis at 'tipping point' with country heading towards famine in matter of weeks

Somalia is at “tipping point” and a famine could be declared in a matter of weeks, Save the Children has warned.<p>An intensifying food crisis in the …

What Is Sustainable Development?

One Future, #ZeroHunger

Solving World Hunger Is Just A Matter of Logistics

Ending poverty and hunger

A Global Food Crisis

Food prices are soaring. Increased demand from developing economies, rising fuel prices, poor weather ruining harvests, and a shift to biofuel …

Food

Families use slums to build dreams in Mexico

Mexico City hit hard by water shortages

More than two million people have been affected by water shortages across Mexico’s capital.<p>Ageing infrastructure and a booming population are forcing people to live along the hillsides around Mexico City as they are dependent on water that is driven in on trucks.<p>There are also fears of more taps …

Mexico City

Mexico City is Sinking | Channel One News

Trafficked and enslaved: the teenagers tending UK cannabis farms

Vietnamese teens are tending Britain’s makeshift drug factories in empty buildings from suburban homes to a nuclear bunker. Here are their stories<p>From the first-floor window of the flat where he was incarcerated, 15-year-old Tung began to piece together what the UK was like. He liked watching the …

Salvation Army

UK police criticised for failure to help enslaved cannabis farmers

Independent anti-slavery commissioner urges police forces to target criminal gangs trafficking Vietnamese teenagers to UK<p>The UK’s independent anti-slavery commissioner, Kevin Hyland, has criticised police forces for failing to tackle the issue of enslaved Vietnamese teenagers being trafficked to …

Sociology

UK Border Force 'failing to identify thousands of modern slavery victims'

Report by two official watchdogs finds ‘significant failings’ at agency responsible for targeting traffickers and identifying victims<p>The UK Border Force is “missing thousands of victims of modern slavery at our borders” and identified and convicted only one trafficker last year, according to a …

Immigration