Desperate parents sell their babies as food poverty spirals in Afghanistan

A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Afghanistan where an extra nine million people have been plunged into severe food poverty since the Taliban seized power. New parents said they have sold their babies just to get enough money to feed their other children. Just two months on from the takeover, living conditions in Afghanistan have deteriorated so rapidly that it

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Stillbirth charity 'bullied' into apologizing in transgender row

Stillbirth and baby loss charity SANDS apologises for using ‘birthing parent’ instead of ‘mother’ in a Twitter post after being accused of ‘pandering to the woke’ Sands UK, a babyloss charity, shared a tweet online referring to ‘birthing parent’  Faced backlash by hundreds as many urged them to use the word ‘mother’  Some Twitter users accused the charity of ‘pandering

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Van Morrison To Donate Profits From New Lockdown Protest Songs To Charity

Van Morrison has announced that he will donate the profits from his three upcoming songs he wrote in protest against the U.K. government’s coronavirus lockdown measures. “Born To Be Free,” “As I Walked Out,” and “No More Lockdown” are songs of protest which question the measures the government has put in place. Morrison makes it clear in his new songs

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UK anti-racism charities and organisations you can support right now

Looking for a way to support anti-racism efforts in the UK? Donating to these incredible charities and organisations is a great place to start. On Monday 25 May, a 46-year-old African American man named George Floyd was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The officer, who has since been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, kneeled

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NHS charity gets £100m but cash will be spent on iPads and staff rooms

Well-wishers donate more than £100m to NHS charity… but funds will be spent on iPads for patients and staff accommodation because it can’t go to the frontline due to fundraising rules NHS Charities Together raised £102m in six weeks since Covid-19 hit the UK The cash includes £32m from 100-year-old Captain Tom Moore’s fundraising Money will be used to improve

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