Water and sanitation at risk in the world’s poorest countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN-Water today sounded the alarm for an urgent increase in investment in strong drinking-water and sanitation systems.   The...

Hong Kong: Riot charges against protesters a ‘chilling warning’

In response to 44 people in Hong Kong being charged with 'rioting' in connection to protests over the weekend, Man-kei Tam, Director of Amnesty...

Oxfam publishes latest progress report and global safeguarding data

Oxfam has reported an increase in global safeguarding cases in the year to March 2019, reflecting greater awareness and trust in its safeguarding systems. This...

British man facing up to five years in prison for documenting police abuse in Calais

Ahead of the trial of Tom Ciotkowski, a British man who documented police abuse against migrants, refugees and volunteers in Calais, Amnesty International has...

Devastation of Cyclone Fani becoming clearer

As Christian Aid partner organisations reach the districts affected by Cyclone Fani the true scale of the loss and destruction is becoming clear. Cyclone Fani,...

Nigeria: More than 3,500 children recruited and used by non-state armed groups

More than 3,500 children, most of whom were aged 13 to 17, were recruited by non-state armed groups between 2013 and 2017 and have...

Oxfam not happy with the current Ebola response

Reacting to the decision by the World Health Organisation that the Ebola outbreak is not yet a global emergency, Oxfam Programme Manager in the...

Cyclone Idai: More than 1.5 million children urgently need assistance

An estimated 3 million people, more than half of whom are children, urgently need humanitarian assistance across Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe in the aftermath...

South Sudan executed as many people last month as it did in whole of last year

There has been a shocking rise in the use of the death penalty in South Sudan, Amnesty has warned, after learning that the authorities...

UK aid funds Christian Aid consortium to help most marginalised

CHRISTIAN Aid has received £1.2 million of funding from the Department of International Development (DfID) for the co-creation phase of a pioneering new programme...

Video: Star-studded evening raises £388K for children’s hospital

A staggering £388,825 was raised at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity’s 10th Birthday Ball at the weekend – making a significant contribution to...

New video highlights the ‘hugely inspiring’ Charity Today Awards celebration

A new showreel video has been released this week celebrating the Charity Today Awards which took place earlier this month. The event was deemed an...

Swimmer set to make a splash on her 40th birthday

For most people the perfect start to their birthday would be a nice lie-in, perhaps even breakfast in bed, however Jenny Foster, who will...

Report reveals social value of jobs support for veterans

Supporting wounded, injured and sick veterans into meaningful and sustained employment is an investment in their future that is worth around £5.7 million, according...

700,000 free books given to school starters

New research from BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, finds that only just over half of children (51 per cent) aged between 8 -...
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