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News from March 2015

Supporters brave weather to March for Mothers


On Sunday 29 March, a group of Health Poverty Action supporters braved the rain and descended upon Greenwich Park in south London to take part in March for Mothers – a 5km walk which aims to raise both awareness and ... Read more

Calling for drug policy reform – an update


This week, Health Poverty Action is at the annual session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), a UN body responsible for supervising the world’s illicit drug control system.  Right now, the CND is planning for next year’s special session of ... Read more

How the War on Drugs is holding back women’s rights


One of the great strengths of International Women’s Day has always been that it encourages people to look at all aspects of women’s rights:  not just blatant discrimination against women, but the economic and social factors that contribute to inequality.  ... Read more

UCL Economist’s Society cook-off raises almost £300


On Monday 2 March, University College London’s Economist’s Society presented “Buy it, Cook it and Sell it” – The Great Economist’s Cook-Off in collaboration with Health Poverty Action. Students applied all the knowledge they had gained from classes into practice as they ... Read more

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