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Mind the Gap: the decline of marriage in Ireland

David Quinn | 07 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Ireland, marriage gap, poverty
As elsewhere, the rich are getting married and the unmarried are getting poorer.


From the slums to university

Mathew Otieno | 02 June 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: educational success, girl child education, poverty


Just Start: fighting material and spiritual hunger

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 May 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: poverty, Year of Mercy


Enduring marriages mean less child poverty

Nicole M. King | 09 March 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children's rights, marriage, poverty


The homeless are ageing too

Shannon Roberts | 01 February 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: aging population, demography, homeless population, poverty


Poverty is big business in the West

Mathew Otieno | 08 December 2015 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, foreign aid, poverty


Global poverty falls

Marcus Roberts | 07 October 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: population growth, poverty, UN Sustainable Development Goals


Francis in Bolivia spells out his vision of a true revolution

Austen Ivereigh | 13 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Latin America, Pope Francis, poverty
"We do not love concepts or ideas; we love people."


The help low income families need

W. Bradford Wilcox | 18 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: family policy, marriage gap, poverty
Economic measures are important, but so are national efforts to reverse marriage decline.


Poverty, the rule of law, and human flourishing

Samuel Gregg | 08 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: human dignity, poverty, rule of law
Poverty can only be reduced in societies which are governed by the rule of law.


Life to the full: the dangers of material wealth and spiritual poverty

Jordan J. Ballor | 05 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, poverty
In helping developing countries, we must remember that human welfare cannot be reduced to a rising GDP.


For richer, for poorer: the difference marriage makes to family fortunes

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: family structure, marriage culture, poverty
If we care about the poor we ought to care about marriage.


Husbands or birth control: which pulls women out of poverty?

Nicole M. King | 06 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Marriage, poverty


Mandate of the People

Tom Odhiambo | 01 February 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, entrepreneurship, Kenya, politics, poverty
Politics can be dirty, but it will be cleaner if decent people get involved.


Big Ups for Briggy Hall

Marcus Roberts | 29 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Biggy Hall, enterprise, Philippines, population control, poverty
A new project in Phillipines is helping the people set up their own food businesses - a much better way of alleviating poverty than population control.


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