Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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The missing part of life
Norman graduated from the Politeknic ATMI Surakarta College in Indonesia. In this story, he bears... Find out more

Initiatives for Change

Coming together to overcome poverty
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A New Humanity Without Poverty Will See the Light of Day
“The very poor tell us over and over again that a human being’s greatest misfortune is... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms
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17 October 2016 : Reports
You can find here the different event reports from 17 October 2016 More than 260 events were... 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 2016

The latest articles

The struggle for hope to bring about change.

Coming from a town marked by the closure of the coal mines, Jemaa shares the story of her Cooperation and DEVelopment Association. ‘CODEV’ set out to improve the living conditions of women and children. My father fought to give me the chance of an education. Today, I want to give that chance to the children from the town.’ When... Read more
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The missing part of life

Norman graduated from the Politeknic ATMI Surakarta College in Indonesia. In this story, he bears witness to the voluntary activities of a retired factory worker. As a student, Norman helped with school support for children from disadvantaged communities. On 8th November last year, we went to Ampel, a village in Central Java to see a waterfall... Read more
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A New Humanity Without Poverty Will See the Light of Day

“The very poor tell us over and over again that a human being’s greatest misfortune is not to be hungry or unable to read, or even to be without work. The greatest misfortune of all is to know that you count for nothing, to the point where even your suffering is ignored.” said Joseph Wresinski, founder of ATD Fourth World. Last... Read more
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Press release on the World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty

Dear friends, partners, Please find attached our press release on the World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty, which will be celebrated tomorrow in the world. We would appreciate it if you could kindly share it in your respective networks. This press release is also a very important tool to promote our petition on the "Peace by another way... Read more
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17 October 2016 : Reports

You can find here the different event reports from 17 October 2016 More than 260 events were organised in 54 countries. This isn't a complete list of events as it continues to get updated when people have the time to send us their information. Please click on the countries to read the reports, testimonies,  photos or videos.  ... Read more
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