poverty

The Homeless Period Project Plymouth

Authored by SophieMarsh99

Most women think of their period as the dreaded time of the month... Well, imagine being homeless and having your period without having access to sanitary items and proper hygiene, forcing you to just go without, with no other option but to use toilet paper, pieces of clothing or anything else absorbent that you can get there hands on.

If these women don't have access to proper...

Charities call for urgent Parliamentary Inquiry, as more than half a million people in the UK turning to food aid

Authored by JenniferJ

Britain faces a hidden scandal where thousands of people cannot feed themselves or their families, according to a hard hitting report from Church Action Poverty and Oxfam.

The two charities, with the backing of the Trussell Trust, are calling for an urgent Parliamentary Inquiry into the relationship between benefit delay, error or sanctions, welfare reform changes and the growth of...

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