This month's news and media releases.
Growth in Africa fails to curb soaring inequality, says new report
24 February 2014 - Unprecedented economic growth in a number of African countries is going hand in hand with soaring inequality, which national tax systems are failing to address, according to a new report.
Welcome for new EU move against tax evasion, money laundering & corruption
20 February 2014 - The UK Government should throw its full weight behind a major crime-fighting initiative which today won the backing of the European Parliament, says Christian Aid.
UK in danger of breaking promise to help poor countries collect tax billions
13 February 2014 - The UK is in danger of breaking its promises to ensure that poor countries benefit from the international crackdown on tax evasion, Christian Aid warns today.
Christian Aid welcomes Church of England's stance on climate change
12 February 2014 - With rain and floods besetting parts of the country Christian Aid has welcomed the decision taken by the Church of England's General Synod to strengthen further its position on climate change and create a Working Group on the Environment.
Christian Aid responds to humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic
11 February 2014 - A surge in the number of civilians fleeing to emergency camps in the war-torn Central African Republic (CAR) has prompted Christian Aid to provide £50,000 for clean wells, sanitation facilities and tents, before the rainy season makes conditions deteriorate further.
Christian Aid marks International Child Soldiers Day with new multimedia exhibition
10 February 2014 - To mark the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers (12th Feb) Christian Aid has produced a powerful multimedia exhibition, In Kony’s Shadow, which uses film and photography to explore the stories of those who survived the terror of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army in northern Uganda.
Is UK Government lagging behind business leaders on transparency?
10 February 2014 - The UK government is lagging behind business leaders in its support for corporate transparency, a new survey suggests.