Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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The 'wall of shame'
Roma families from Portugal have demolished the ’wall of shame’ which has surrounded a... Find out more

Initiatives for Change

Coming together to overcome poverty
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What I am going to share with you comes straight from the heart.
Everything concerned with poverty, every person left by the wayside, involves me, and I go to see.... 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

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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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Children's rights and protection

In Davao City, Philippines: Nearby the Replica of the Commemorative Stone to Honor Victims of Extreme Poverty is the Leon Garcia Sr. National High School and Elementary School. Part of the Commemoration is to keep Teachers updated and conversant about the children and parents of the surrounding urban poor communities. Davao City and the Civil... Read more

Voices of Payatas

To commemorate this year's 17 October, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Fairplay For All Foundation will go and talk with people around Payatas, one of the poorest slums in the Philippines. We will be asking people what poverty means to them. We also want to ask them how they think poverty can be eradicated in the... Read more

Dar Es Salaam - Saturday 15 October 2016 - Celebrating 17 October

More than 300 people got together at Makembusho Village of Dar es Salaam. Families came from places like Tegeta, Chasimba, Tandale and Fish Market. This day is an opportunity for them to get together. A large group of persons from the Fish Market came. They are part of a literacy class. They could share testimonies, the difficulty not to know how... Read more

Voices of Payatas: International Day for Eradication of Poverty

Last October 17, Fairplay For All Foundation commemorated the International Day for Eradication of Poverty by going around Payatas, one of the poorest slums in the Philippines, and asking people what poverty means to them. We also asked them how they think poverty can be eradicated in the country. We then collated their thoughts and ideas in a... Read more