Tag: Sub Saharan Africa

Young girls forced to marry
Globe World

Young girls forced to marry

Throughout the world, but mainly in African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries, 10 million girls per year are forced into marriage. Many of these girls are not yet eight-years-old. The consequences include poor levels of education, poverty, health risks and sexual abuse.   Benjamin Serra   Fariba was only eight-years-old […]

Does the UK aid budget promote poverty in Africa?
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Does the UK aid budget promote poverty in Africa?

According to a recent report, the British Government is channelling taxpayers’ money into large corporations through the Department for International Development (DFID), worsening the food poverty crisis in Africa. Benjamin Serra The report (from charity War on Want) shows that senior UK government officials have personal links with large corporations […]