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  • January 23, 2020

    Walking to school is not enough to combat childhood obesity

    Children living in England's most deprived neighborhoods, who are at the greatest risk of being overweight or obese, are already walking to and from school.
    Children living in England's most deprived neighborhoods, who are at the greatest risk of being overweight or obese, are already walking to and from school.
  • January 21, 2020

    Poverty and discrimination are denying education to a third of world’s poorest girls

    According to a report from Unicef, the UN’s children’s agency, a third of the world’s poorest girls aged between 10 and 18, have never been to school.
    According to a report from Unicef, the UN’s children’s agency, a third of the world’s poorest girls aged between 10 and 18, have never been to school.
  • January 20, 2020

    Oxfam International finds that global wealth inequality is "founded in sexism"

    Whilst the non-profit highlighted the wealth gap, they also noted a big financial gap between genders.
    Whilst the non-profit highlighted the wealth gap, they also noted a big financial gap between genders.
  • Friday news roundup January 17, 2020

    Being wealthy can add nearly a decade to your life and the UK says it won't automatically deport EU citizens without settled status post-Brexit. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Being wealthy can add nearly a decade to your life and the UK says it won't automatically deport EU citizens without settled status post-Brexit. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • January 16, 2020

    An aging population and falling birth rates are damaging the retirement prospects of Japanese women

    Whilst Japanese men usually see their compensation rise until they reach the age of 60, women’s average compensation stays approximately the same from their late 20s to their 60s.
    Whilst Japanese men usually see their compensation rise until they reach the age of 60, women’s average compensation stays approximately the same from their late 20s to their 60s.
  • January 14, 2020

    Poor air quality is affecting tennis players at the Australian Open

    Tennis players at the Austalian Open in Melbourne are struggling with the air pollution caused by Australia's continuing wildfires.
    Tennis players at the Austalian Open in Melbourne are struggling with the air pollution caused by Australia's continuing wildfires.
  • Friday news roundup January 10, 2020

    Thousands of people were urged to evacuate their homes as Australian bushfires continue to burn and Norway is to accept 600 refugees from a Rwandan transit camp. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Thousands of people were urged to evacuate their homes as Australian bushfires continue to burn and Norway is to accept 600 refugees from a Rwandan transit camp. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
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