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Take an in-depth look at the issues facing the world's most vulnerable communities with our latest research reports and publications.

Faith and charity

Faith and charity

17th June 2022

The purpose of this unique white paper study is to provide an update on the relationship and interconnections between faith and charity within UK communities. The UK is broadly viewed as a highly secular society, with 53% of the British public describing themselves as having ‘no religion’ according to a survey by British Social Attitudes, 2018. For various cultural and historical reasons, Britain is nevertheless a highly diverse country encompassing many different ethnicities, nationalities and religions. In recent decades, the influx of religious diversity has reshaped the makeup of many communities, particularly in city regions, setting in motion wider societal trends that link faith, charity and community in the UK.

Attitudes towards charitable causes are strongly felt in Britain, especially given the sharpening of the cost-of-living crisis in the country - a major concern for many of our respondents who are exceptionally worried about the economic impact on their own finances, regardless of any professed faith. This research investigates the country’s modern perceptions of charity, as well as shedding an important light on the interplay between claimed religious belief and charitable donation, both now and in the future.

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Our work in Syria impact report 2018 - 2021

Our work in Syria impact report 2018 - 2021

7th August 2021

In this report, we show the impact of our work in Syria over the past three years. We reflect on the complex challenges faced by the most vulnerable Syrian communities at pivotal moments of the ongoing conflict, and demonstrate how our humanitarian and sustainable development projects as well as local and global partnerships have helped to alleviate suffering in times of crisis.

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Lost in a Decade - Why the world must act now to save a generation of internally displaced Syrian children

Lost in a Decade - Why the world must act now to save a generation of internally displaced Syrian children

15 March 2021

Ten years of conflict has destroyed Syria. Millions of children are trapped in a cycle of hunger and exploitation, and are not in school. This report reveals how the decade-long conflict has robbed Syrian children of their futures. We call for the Syrian conflict to end and for long-term solutions to the world's worst displacement crisis that alleviate the suffering of displaced children.

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