While cuts to benefits and the new universal credit system have caused many problems in the UK, their negative effect on women is especially problematic, Fran Bennett writes.
Women and ‘welfare reform’ in the UK
Mapping deprivation across lives
The Individual Deprivation Measure offers policymakers a chance to truly understand the multi-dimensionality of poverty, providing insights into deprivation’s unique characteristics at different stages in life, Angie Bexley and Mandy Yap write.
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Revitalising the rural economy
Podcast: A sense of social insecurity
On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, we look at tackling poverty in Australia: how we should measure it; what’s causing it; why there seems precious little political will to address it; and what policies we could put in place that would make an immediate difference.
Human rights should be a tool of peace for everyone
On October 14, ATD Fourth World launched Understanding Poverty in All its Forms, the report of its collaborative research project with Oxford University. The research is being undertaken to build a consensus around defining and measuring poverty - with the aim of eradicating it. The research is a genuine participatory partnership between researchers, academics, and people with firsthand experiences of poverty. Moraene Roberts is a member of the National Coordinating Team of ATD Fourth World UK. Here, Moraene writes powerfully about the experience of poverty.
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