More Americans are serving prison and jail sentences than ever before, even as US crime rates reach a historic low.
Although Malawi is technically a water-rich country, with about 20% of its area covered by surface water, many people lack access to clean water.
Over 77% of children living in Cambodian orphanages have at least one living parent. The most common reason that parents send their children to live in institutions is because they do not have the money to provide for their material and educational needs.
Menstrual hygiene management is the processes and resources surrounding menstruation, including the knowledge, products, and social norms associated with it. For many adolescent girls in Kenya, MHM is a serious and impactful issue.
In the United States, 15.5 million children are living in poverty. Individuals who experience poverty as a child are more likely to experience poverty as adults as well.
Homelessness occurs for a variety of reasons such as poverty, rent price increases, substance abuse, addiction, and mental illness.