Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

Participation of people who are most excluded should be an absolute priority
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?
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"
17 october 2020 poster
You can already download the poster of 17 October 2020 here. You can write to us to have the... Find out more

International Relations

Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights
« 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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Poems to Challenge Poverty

In the UK, we started the observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty a couple of days in advance with a poetry evening that marked the Challenge Poverty Week. Twenty-one poets and singers (activists with ATD or with partner organisations) performed by videoconferencing to a public spread across Britain and in Ireland,... Read more

Differents events in Ireland

Here is our Gallery 2020 of 17 October events observed by local groups around the country which may be of interest. http://17october.ie/previous-galleries/gallery-2020/ Read more

Differents events in Ireland

The pandemic made things worse

In Nigeria, the Pandemic has overturned the little gains achieved.  We reverted from “teaching a man to fish” to “giving a man fish”. With the long months of lockdown, the number of the extreme poor and vulnerable increased.  With Nigeria being number one in the global poverty index, the pandemic made things worse... Read more

The economy of Francesco