Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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Let our Kids be Kids!
Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) is a state-wide, membership... Find out more

All Together in Dignity: 2017 Campaign

Coming together to overcome poverty
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STOP Poverty: Launch of ATD Fourth World’s Global Citizens Campaign
With events on three continents, ATD Fourth World will launch its global STOP Poverty campaign on... 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 Poverty, recognised by the UN in 1992. A... 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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Breaking the silence together (5’)

Short video about 17th October: the World Day for Overcoming Poverty, recognised by the UN in 1992. A day to proclaim that the first to fight poverty are those who live it every day, and that their voices and experiences must be understood if we really want to change things. Extreme poverty is a violation of human rights and it can be abolished... Read more
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Breaking the silence together

Video about 17th October, the World Day for Overcoming Poverty, recognised by the UN in 1992. A day to proclaim that the first to fight poverty are those who live it every day, and that their voices and experiences must be understood if we really want to change things. Extreme poverty is a violation of human rights and it can be abolished like... Read more
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Just a Change

Portuguese youth give a second life to derelict housing Ever since it began back in 2010, the Just a Change project has already refurbished 51 homes in Portugal. These volunteers are young university students supported by their sponsors. They are now in Óbidos to restore homes (and dignity) to a good handful of inhabitants. Volunteers in the Just... Read more
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Let our Kids be Kids!

Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) is a state-wide, membership based, parent led organization committed to abolishing the school-to-prison pipeline and reforming the juvenile justice system. 15 years ago in New Orleans, parents and families walked in the rain to the juvenile courthouse. They stood up and gave... Read more
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The poster: Joseph Wresinski

On February 12, 1917, Joseph Wresinski was born in France. His childhood was marked by his experiences of poverty and the courage of his family. From here sprung his conviction that no one should face poverty alone, and he began to seek out those who were forced to live in such undignified conditions. After becoming a priest, he joined 250... Read more
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