Poverty

  • Kerry Hudson Lowborn
    Books

    This gritty working-class memoir is a must-read for anyone who grew up in poverty

  • Chhaupadi: Teenage girls in Nepal exiled to period huts during menstruation
    Life

    Teens in Nepal document the stigma surrounding periods

  • Visible Women

    Meet the woman whose accident inspired her to help London's communities

Latest Stories

Life

People need food banks now more than ever – here’s how you can help

Sainsbury’s has launched shelf-edge labels to help shoppers easily identify the products that are most useful to food banks

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Natasha Preskey
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Life

How to help someone sleeping rough in the cold

What to do if you’re worried about a homeless person this winter

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Megan Murray
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People

Why Oprah and Meryl Streep have penned an open letter on gender equality to world leaders

“Poverty is sexist.”

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Visible Women

These girl-led grassroots organisations seriously deserve your attention

You've probably never heard of them, but you really need to

Posted by
Anisa Easterbrook
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Moya Crockett
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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 2/3/18

A new invention promises to make your period more eco-friendly - and the life expectancy of England’s poorest girls has fallen

Life

Former homeless women share tips on the donations that really matter

Being homeless is made even worse for women the week of the month when their period comes.

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Hayley Spencer
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