Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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Improving the situation of rural women
The ‘Victory for rural women’ organisation in Tunisia works with rural women. Hayat,... Find out more

Initiatives for Change

Coming together to overcome poverty
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In this world, are we someone for other people?
"Many people talk about our problems; many people think that we are a problem, that we have... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Leave No One Behind: Think, Decide and Act Together Against Extreme Poverty
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Drogheda ceremony to mark International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
In order to promote public awareness of the issue, employees of the Louth Community Drugs and... Find out more

MDGs Project

Redefining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after 2015
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Challenge 2015: Towards Sustainable Development that Leaves No One Behind
The result of our participatory research on the Millennium Development Goals, Challenge 2015:... Find out more

International mobilisation: 17 October 2014

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“Family time around the table“

In 2011 the Buenos Aires Food Bank, Argentina, started a new inter-agency programme called “Family time around the table“. The programme targeted the most excluded families, who we hadn’t been able to reach up until that point. This proposal took two years of preparation because it was necessary to find a new way of working:... Read more
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With solidarity and unity anything is possible

In Tanzania, a member of ATD Fourth World decided to experiment in a different way. When Reuben M. first left his village for the capital, he worked hard as a badly paid unskilled labourer, but he escaped this fate when he invented a lottery machine. Although this earned him money, he didn’t think it was a good thing to make money off the... Read more
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Communities can be strengthened by bringing people together

Bridging the Gap is a charity based in the Gorbals area of Glasgow with over 15 years experience of working with people from different backgrounds and cultures. They want to support families, create inclusive communities and inspire young people. To give children the best possible start in life we support parents by providing places for their... Read more
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Challenge 2015: Towards Sustainable Development that Leaves No One Behind

The result of our participatory research on the Millennium Development Goals, Challenge 2015: Towards Sustainable Development that Leaves No One Behind, brings the voices of people in poverty to the sustainable development debate. The result of years of participatory research with over 2,000 participants from over 20 countries, a majority of whom... Read more
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Peace Action for Youth

We had a wonderful peace celebration on 10th of December 2014. There were more than 50 young people who participated in this meeting. After a brief introduction, speakers deliberated on how to reach internally for peace and how to stay calm during times of turbulence. How soft music can heal the mind and we spoke about networking for peace... Read more