Tunisia

Tunisia's economy: Tourism slumps as PM seeks to calm protests

Political protests in Tunisia are disrupting the hospitality industry, the latest in a series of blows to tourism in the country.

United States

Schools in New York teaching the homeless

Many schools in the United States are teaching an increasing number of children who are homeless.

Canada

Canada street barbers: Free haircuts for those in need

Street barbers in the Canadian city of Vancouver have come up with a unique project to help those in need. They're providing free haircuts to bring positivity and purpose to people's lives - including their own.

Haiti

Haiti creativity: Turning garbage into political art

Artists in Haiti are turning garbage into politically-infused art that gives a voice to the poorest in society. A resistance movement that originated in the slums of the capital, Port-au-Prince, is adding a creative twist to everyday objects.

Bolivia

Bolivia: Helping children break the cycle of poverty

Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America. But new programmes have been launched to help children escape the poverty cycle.

United States

Florida's poor still struggling three months after Hurricane Irma

When Hurricane Irma slammed into the US state of Florida in September, the damage was extensive. Since then, much of the state has recovered - but in one, small farming community, the daily struggle continues.

Human Rights

Tax reform plan a 'bid to make US inequality champion'

UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and rights says proposed tax plan will 'greatly increase' income inequality.

Tax reform plan a 'bid to make US inequality champion'

Haiti

Millions at risk of famine in post-hurricane Haiti

Jovenel Moise, Haiti's new president, is pleading for international assistance as millions face the risk of famine in the south of the country.

Poverty

Toxic cost of rubbish scavenging in East Timor

Scavengers as young as eight years old eke out a living in unimaginable conditions at the Tibar landfill near Dili.

Toxic cost of rubbish scavenging in East Timor

Morocco

15 Moroccan women killed in food aid stampede

At least 15 women killed in a stampede in west Morocco while gathering to receive food aid.

Morocco: Fifteen women killed in food aid stampede

Poverty

US income inequality: Boston tops list of most unequal cities

The US city of Boston suffers from the worst income inequality in the US.

Talk to Al Jazeera

King Letsie III of Lesotho: Ready for more power

The king of Lesotho says he is willing to play a larger political role, if asked to do so.

United Kingdom

UK minorities lag behind white counterparts on income

Despite improvements and a partial closing of the inequality gap, minorities are still at the bottom of wealth pyramid.

United Kingdom

London's tower of tragedy

Is the city's social housing crisis to blame for the Grenfell Tower fire?

London's tower of tragedy