Marcus Rashford: a brief history of free school meals in the UK

Marcus Rashford. Jose Breton- Pics Action/Shutterstock Following a campaign led by the England and Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford, the UK government has committed to providing free school meals to children in England during the 2020 summer holidays. The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on household food security.Continue Reading

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Over the past three decades, global inequality has reached a critical level. The world’s 26 richest people own as much as poorest 50%. Multinational fashion companies have secured billions of dollars by moving production locations abroad and using supply chains in developing countries including Bangladesh, China, India, and Myanmar, whereContinue Reading

Why youth activism has passed China by

sevenke/Shutterstock Around the world, young people are emerging as trailblazers for social change. Youth activism has ranged from Malala Yousafzai’s fight for girls’ right to education to Greta Thunberg’s mobilisation of youth climate action, the Hong Kong youth protests in 2019 and even the TikTok movement which led to organisersContinue Reading