5 January 2010
The Robin Hood Tax
Revitalising Efforts to Towards the Millennium Development Goals
As the new decade begins we look back on progress that has been made towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) since the year 2000. Greater commitment is needed if we are to reach the goals by t...
1 December 2009
A Life Saving Tax?
How a Currency Transaction Levy Could Help Meet the Health Millennium Development Goals
The 1st December is World Aids Day. To mark the occasion RESULTS activists will be writing to their MPs about the potential for a currency transaction levy to raise vital additional funds for global h...
3 November 2009
Forgotten Issues in Child Health
How to Save a Million Lives
Nearly 3 million children die every year as a direct result of their lack of access to sanitation. For too long global efforts to save children’s lives have ignored water and sanitation, meaning that...
6 October 2009
Clean Hands Save Lives
Global Handwashing Day 2009
Handwashing with soap is one of the most effective measures we have to tackle the two leading killers of children: pneumonia and diarrhoea. Although it’s such a basic intervention, handwashing has so...
1 September 2009
time for action
We have a unique opportunity to make a difference on this decades-old issue – in early August the Guardian reported that Gordon Brown had written to the heads of several developing countries to offer...