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Poverty

What Poverty Looks Like and Who Uses Food Stamps

By Kristance Harlow | February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
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It is long past time to stop making judgments about what poverty looks like. Impoverished people do not fit into a neat stereotype of what acceptable poverty is or isn’t.

Poverty and Homelessness in Argentina

By Kristance Harlow | December 5, 2015 | 1 Comment
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“How can it be that it is not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure, but it is news when the stock market loses two points?” Pope Francis

Three Horrifying Examples of the Poultry Industry Exploiting Workers’ Rights

By Kristance Harlow | July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Children are affected by their parents inability to pay for and attend doctors visits. One mother waited to take her daughter in for an ear infection, resulting in hearing loss for the child.

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Crisis Help USA

Find help for a crisis by texting, calling, or chatting online with these free crisis organizations. Looking for one outside of the USA? Check out our support listings.

Crisis Text Line
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Child Abuse Hotline
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Emergency

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call your local emergency number. The numbers listed here are the commonly used numbers for the stated region, the numbers can vary greatly depending on where you live. If you don't know your country's equivalent to 911, this wiki page and The Lifeline Foundation have comprehensive listings.

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911

The Americas
Europe

112

Europe
Africa

112 & 999

Africa
Asia

112, 999, 110

Asia
Oceania

112, 911, 999, 111, & 000

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