Children in Need
Children in Poverty:
This is a website with articles covering numerous global issues and links to additional information. Anup Shah started the site in 1998 and has written most of the articles.
www.worldbank.org (go to Topics and then select Poverty)
Founded in 1944 the stated goal is to reduce poverty through loans to developing countries. A multifaceted website, the sections labeled news, data & research provide information on global issues.
This site provides current facts and statistics on poverty and world hunger.
Information about Children in Poverty
from websites that also solicit donations:
With a focus on children and poverty in the United States, the Children’s Defense Fund has a 35-year history of advocating for policies and programs. The Research Library tab links to data. There is also a section explaining the origin and techniques for gathering data.
The website announces that its mission is to defend dignity and fight poverty. The CARE Newsroom contains press releases, feature articles and in-depth information from around the globe.
Among the resources on this website is a report “The State of the World’s Children” which highlights the progress made since the UN adopted the Rights of the Child in 1989.
Based in New Zealand and a joint initiative by the Global Volunteer Network and the Global Volunteer Network Foundation, their aim is to end child poverty through mobilizing world citizens. Articles regarding health, war, slavery, environment, education and more are accessed though the LEARN IT tab.
A website that keeps “real time” of statistics regarding population, obesity, food aid, deaths from hunger. The sources for all statistics and data are also listed.