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Pro-poor policy: What is the role of aspirations failure?

Sayantan Ghosal, Adam Smith Chair in Political Economy, discusses an often-overlooked policy question: What is the relationship between aspiration failure and the continuation of poverty?
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Policing homelessness: The mental health of an isolated community

Researchers look at the public health impact of policing homelessness in the Colorado area.
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COVID-19 lockdown raises threat for children living in poor quality housing

Andreas Culora, analyst in the home affairs and social policy group at RAND Europe, highlights the heightened exposure to COVID-19 for children living in poor quality housing.
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The cost of fashion: 4.1 million Bangladeshi garment workers

The #PayUp movement has called attention to the multi-billion dollar fashion brands who exploit Bangladeshi garment workers and have capitalised from underpaid UK garment workers.
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Re-imagining our urban future in light of COVID-19

Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General, EUROCITIES enlightens us on the salient points when it comes to re-imagining our urban future in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Researchers link race and class to increased COVID-19 death risk

Study finds non-white, low-income populations suffer increased COVID-19 death risk, and proposes rent freeze policies to help people survive.
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Department for International Development: Leading work to end extreme poverty

Here, we delve into the work of the UK’s Department for International Development to end extreme poverty, as well as combatting climate change and conflict.

COVID-19 heroes: Who are the workers protecting our country?

It is time to get familiar with the COVID-19 heroes who are not doctors or nurses: Who else is risking their health for the community?
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COVID-19 research: Health of older people in poorer countries

Global health experts question why COVID-19 research is not becoming policy for the older population in low and middle-income countries (LMICs).
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Marmot Review 2020: “Regressive” cuts hit most deprived areas

We have the essentials of the Marmot Review 2020 for you, including recommended policy measures to tackle health inequalities.
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Poverty in England creates rise in infant mortality

A new study links a recent rise in infant mortality in England to poverty, which they find is partly linked to the insufficient and inaccessible welfare system.
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Health and human welfare in the 20th century: Escaping early death, poverty and poor...

Herman de Jong from the University of Groningen, explores health and human welfare in the 20th century, with a focus on escaping early death, poverty and poor health.
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25% of children have a mother with mental illness

One in four UK children between the ages of 0 and 16 have a mother with a mental illness, according to a team of University of Manchester researchers.
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Penny Mordaunt announces UK Period Poverty Taskforce

Minister for Women and Equalities Penny Mordaunt, a candidate for leadership of the Conservative party, today (28 May) announced a Period Poverty Taskforce.
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Pledge With Blood campaign launches to end UK period poverty

Intimina is asking the nation to #pledgewithblood to help spread the word about poor menstrual hygiene and remove the stigma attached to the issue.
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Going for growth for agriculture in Northern Ireland

Michelle O’Neill, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development in the north of Ireland gives an overview of her priorities for 2015 including tackling rural isolation and progressing the ‘Going for Growth’ strategy A difficult budget for 2015/16 means we will face a challenging year ahead. This is why I remain...

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