Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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What counts the most is our shared commitment to overcoming poverty
In 1917, Joseph Wresinski was born in an internment camp for foreign nationals in Angers, France.... Find out more

All Together in Dignity: 2017 Campaign

Coming together to overcome poverty
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STOP POVERTY: All Together in Dignity
One hundred years ago in France, Joseph Wresinski, ATD Fourth World's founder, was born in an... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path to peaceful and inclusive societies
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Breaking the silence together
Video about 17th October, the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, recognised by the UN in... Find out more

International Relations

Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030
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International Relations
Advocacy with international authorities Many of the Forum correspondents are involved in... Find out more

International mobilisation: 17 October 2017

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Talk Team - Helping children to face school exams without fear

Shabnam Resources which is based in the outskirts of Chennai in India, is a  non-profit charity organisation which devotes its time by helping children from difficult backgrounds. They do this by trying to help them have a balanced life through different activities, as well as supporting them throughout their education. The organisation... Read more

Perspectives on poverty in Leeds

To contribute to this day Testifying Commissioners from Leeds Poverty Truth Commission have shared some of their experiences and perspectives on poverty in Leeds and its eradication in the video below… Read more

STOP POVERTY: All Together in Dignity

One hundred years ago in France, Joseph Wresinski, ATD Fourth World's founder, was born in an internment camp for “undesirable” foreigners. Throughout his childhood, his heart was twisted by the shame and rage of having to go out before sunrise to earn a few pennies for his family. His mother raised him with the courage and the... Read more
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What counts the most is our shared commitment to overcoming poverty

In 1917, Joseph Wresinski was born in an internment camp for foreign nationals in Angers, France. Being from a family without any means, he experienced at a very young age the injustice and violence of extreme poverty. In 1957, with the families in an emergency housing camp outside Paris, he founded what is known today as ATD Fourth World.... Read more
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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty at the U.N. Headquarters

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17 October http://www.un.org/en/events/povertyday/background.shtml Read more