In The News – December 2022
What we’re reading this month about world hunger and poverty.
An overview of the news articles, blog posts and opinion pieces we’re reading this month.
The Other Black Friday: Do Your Part To Put Hunger Relief In The Black
There are a multitude of stories going back to the 1890’s about the origin of the term “Black Friday.” It may have come from a crashed stock market caused by investors manipulating the price of gold. Or perhaps it’s an old Philadelphia police phrase used by those who dreaded working extra-long hours between Thanksgiving and the Army-Navy game.
Meet the Southern Malawi Chief who Stopped 850 Child Marriages
In Southern Malawi, Chief Theresa Kachindaamoto is known as the “marriage terminator.” In just three years, the chief to over 900,000 Malawian people has put an end to over 850 child marriages.
She is protecting girls, empowering them and making her entire community healthier.