Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

Participation of people who are most excluded should be an absolute priority
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We don’t want the world to stay the same!
Like other people in the world, migrating from the countryside to the city, Sandra arrived at the... Find out more

All Together in Dignity

How do we empower people?
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I feel humbled to have known these families
I am now a consultant in a College of Social Work in Mumbai. I first started as a community... Find out more

International Day - October 17

THEME 2020: "Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all"
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Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all
At the end of January, we launched a consultation by asking the ATD Fourth World teams, friends of... Find out more

International Relations

Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights
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« Making Human Rights work for people living in extreme poverty »
‘‘We must all work together to advance the rights of those living in extreme poverty... Find out more

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Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all

At the end of January, we launched a consultation by asking the ATD Fourth World teams, friends of the Forum, and members of the International Committee for October 17 to choose between two themes which one is closest to their reality. We received a total of 76 contributions, representing 36 countries. Thank you to all those who took part, your... Read more
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Our common point is our commitment

For years now we have been sharing our commitments and our ways of acting for a world without extreme poverty: in these days of world pandemic, we need to feel connected to share our worries, but above all to exchange our strengths, our ideas, our ways of being there for those people who are more at risk than others because they already live in... Read more
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My recycling workshops with the children

From a very early age, I learnt from my mother how to embroider and knit wool. I also like working with children and since 2015, I have been working in a youth center in Naciria, a neighborhood of a small town in Algeria. The center is used by youths and children from modest families from the neighborhood, but also from the  nearby mountain... Read more
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Maintaining positive connections and taking care of others

The training course on «social and cultural mediation» was created in Bangui, in the Central African Republic in 2016, following the idea «Let’s encourage young people who are already involved in their community to develop their care of the most fragile, with research and learning methods which enable us to achieve what we... Read more
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I feel humbled to have known these families

I am now a consultant in a College of Social Work in Mumbai. I first started as a community organizer and then as social worker, working in an urban slum with grass root communities of different religions and caste, particularly the schedule caste of “cobblers”. The  mothers were domestic workers in the ‘well to do’... Read more
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