global poverty

  • December 14, 2006

    Long hours and arduous labour conditions are the daily reality faced by tea plantation workers the world over, say campaigners who will be drawing attention to their plight on Saturday. The reality is that their wages tend to be among the lowest in the world, with some receiving less than £1 per day.

  • December 8, 2006

    The British-based international development agency Christian Aid has called on UK international development secretary Hilary Benn to continue to use his influence to lever more reform at the World Bank.