For the country's growing number of people sleeping rough, harsh winter temperatures have added to their woes.
by Alasdair Soussi
by Barbara McCarthy
by Shafik Mandhai
Poverty & Development
by Taylor Weidman
by Rich Wiles
Homeless16 Nov 2016 10:54 GMT
According to a new report, an increasing number of cities are making sitting on pavements and sleeping in cars illegal.
United States04 Nov 2016 08:29 GMT
Overlooked in the elections, Portland’s homeless are organising their own camps on their own terms, but fear evictions.
Poverty & Development17 Sep 2016 08:37 GMT
Homeless Americans face challenges in voting during the 2016 US elections, but many still exercise their right.
Human Rights13 Sep 2016 10:01 GMT
The death of a 19-year-old man along the highway highlights the plight of the rising number of homeless in the area.
New Zealand23 Aug 2016 12:15 GMT
New Zealand was once a pioneer of the social welfare state, but now one in every 100 New Zealanders are homeless.
United States30 Jul 2016 07:26 GMT
A motel in Massachusetts reveals the extent of the US' hidden homelessness problem. Residents share their stories.
Aids22 Jul 2016 15:18 GMT
South African police evict homeless people ahead of AIDS summit, including HIV patient who lost his ARVs in the process.
Rio 201617 May 2016 14:35 GMT
Ahead of Brazil's Olympics, business-funded agents are arresting and relocating "suspicious" people, some 80km away.
Poverty & Development14 Mar 2016 12:31 GMT
Harsh weather conditions and harassment from officials alienate Hungary's homeless and worsen their daily struggle.
Ireland26 Feb 2016 11:43 GMT
As talk revolves around an Irish economic recovery, the growing number of homeless families say they see no sign of it.
Poverty & Development13 Jan 2016 12:15 GMT
The US economy could grow by 2.7 percent this year, but the beggars on the streets of its financial hub feel no benefit.
Media27 Dec 2015 07:21 GMT
Newspaper run by thousands of homeless kids tackles hard-hitting issues such as child labour and sexual abuse.
United Kingdom08 Aug 2015 16:54 GMT
Finsbury Park Mosque that had been embroiled in controversies opens its door for the city's invisible population.
Poverty & Development04 Aug 2015 16:54 GMT
Government plans to use land on outskirts of Islamabad for development of commercial properties.
Philippines31 Jul 2015 03:47 GMT
Image of nine-year-old studying in a Philippine car park attracts a flood of donations, but many kids are not so lucky.
by Kamena Dorling
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