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ONE Raises Alarm About Lack Poverty-Fighting Commitments at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings http://www.one.org/us/2015/04/18/one-raises-alarm-about-lack-poverty-fighting-commitments-at-world-bankimf-spring-meetings/
As this weekend’s 2015 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund draw to a close, ONE expressed deep concern over the lack of new financial developmentONE Raises Alarm About Lack Poverty-Fighting Commitments at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings
On Tuesday, Canada Without Poverty and Citizens for Public Justice began their Dignity For All campaign tour to promote the National Anti-Poverty Plan for Canada and work with communities to develop tools to tell policy makers in their communities that...
By Michele on April 20, 2015 - 3:39pmIt’s an exciting time for the Dignity for All Campaign as we begin our cross-Canada tour of workshops to promote Dignity for All: A National Anti-Poverty Plan for Canada!Janelle Vandergrift of Citizens for Public Justice and Michèle Biss of Canada Without Poverty…Dignity for All Hits the Road! | Dignity for All
The Toronto region has the highest percentage of working poor in the country with more than 9 per cent of workers or 264,000 adults living on poverty-level wages. That is an 11 per cent increase since 2006, says the report being released...
Toronto has the largest and fastest growing concentration of working poverty in the country.Toronto: The Downton Abbey of Canada? | Toronto Star
What Is Malnutrition? The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) helps show us in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VtqgDr5kLw&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social+media&utm_campaign=faoknowledge
Malnutrition comes in many forms, from hunger to obesity. © FAO: http://www.fao.orgWhat is malnutrition?
We are now less than a week away from the kickoff of the Live Below the Line Challenge! Will you be joining us? https://www.livebelowtheline.com/ca/partner/makepovertyhistory
Make Poverty History Canada is a Live #BelowtheLine partner. This May, thousands across the world are eating and drinking on $1.75/day for 5 days to support their poverty fighting efforts. Find out more here!Live Below the Line - Make Poverty History Canada
We're up for an election debate on issues that are important to women, are the federal party leaders? http://ow.ly/LPrce
I make less money than the person who sits next to me for doing the same work, just because I’m a woman. Why does this happen? I can’t find affordable daycare for my family, so someone has to stay at home to look after the kids. What if we both want to go back to work? It feels like I am seeing sto…Federal Party Leaders: Join an Election Debate that Speaks to Women
Across North America Equal Pay Day is being commemorated http://ufcw.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30522:equal-pay-day-april-14-20-2015&catid=9610&Itemid=98&lang=en
Across North America, Equal Pay Day is commemorated on different days between April 14 - 20, to call attention to how far into the next year a woman must work to earn the same amount made by a man the previous year.Equal Pay Day - April 14 - 20, 2015 - UFCW Canada - Canada’s Private Sector Union
There is an unfortunate connection between foster care and homelessness. Here is an article from The Homeless Hub http://www.homelesshub.ca/blog/what-are-rates-homelessness-amongst-youth-previously-care
There is an unfortunate connection between foster care and homelessness. Family homelessness has been found to be prevalent amongst children who enter foster care, and foster care history is linked to future homelessness.What are the rates of homelessness amongst youth previously in care? | The Homeless Hub
Canada can and must provide stronger leadership toward a more sustainable & peaceful world. Check out the We Can Do Better 2015 campaign to see what can be done. http://wecandobetter2015.ca/
Canada can and must provide stronger leadership toward a more sustainable & peaceful world. Why now? 2015 is a critical year for several big reasons :Home | We Can Do Better
To win the fight against poverty, we need to eliminate malnutrition.
Malnutrition is both the result of poverty and a cause of poverty. We have the solutions, but we lack the public and political will.The Urgent Need to Fight Malnutrition - RESULTS-RESULTATS
The Live Below The Line Challenge is kicking off in just over a week! We hope you will consider joining us. https://www.livebelowtheline.com/ca/partner/makepovertyhistory
What's Your Girls' Education Degree? Take this quiz to discover how much you know about girls' education. http://www.globalpartnership.org/quiz-whats-your-girls-education-degree
Take this quiz and discover what your degree is in girls' education.Quiz: What’s your Girls' Education Degree? | Global Partnership for Education
The Global Education First Initiative has produced a new video that focuses on improving the quality of education. http://www.globaleducationfirst.org/5146.htmUN Global Education First Initiative – United Nations Secretary General’s Global Initiative on...
The facts about women and poverty in Canada from the Canadian Women's Foundation http://www.canadianwomen.org/facts-about-poverty
We help women in Canada to move out of poverty by funding life-changing programs designed especially for them. Through these unique programs, they can learn a skilled trade, start a small business, or get work experience.The Facts About Women and Poverty | Canadianwomen.org
How do you raise awareness about population explosion? One group thought that the simplest way would be to show people. ...
How do you raise awareness about population explosion? One group thought that the simplest way would be to show peopleOver population, over consumption - in pictures
McDonald's announced Wednesday that it will boost pay for 90,000 of 750,000 U.S. employees to $1 above the mandated minimum wages starting in July Currently, the U.S. federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, the same level since 2009 and this means people...
Striking workers say the fast-food chain's pay-hike proposal pales in comparison to recent hikes for Walmart and Target workers.McDonald's Workers Strike 2015: Employees Plan US Protests After ‘Publicity Stunt’ Wage Hike...
We've heard the complaints that it's tough to buy a home in Canada. Just how tough is it? http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/04/02/canada-most-expensive-home-buying-infographic_n_6988944.html
We've heard the complaints: it's tough to buy a home in Canada. But just how difficult is it? Depends entirely on where you live. Toronto-based website Rentseeker in February generated an infographic that showed how much it cost to rent a place...This 1 Graphic Shows How Much $$$ You Need To Buy A Home