Poverty and Human Rights

Participation of people who are most excluded should be an absolute priority
My heart is in this stone
In the United Nation’s Human Rights Building in Geneva, in the main entrance hall, we are... Find out more

All Together in Dignity

How do we empower people?
The crown of peace
When I was a child my mother always used to say that “the best way to respond to violence is... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty
Video Acting Together end poverty
Here is a video to continue to prepare for October 17, the World Day for Overcoming Extreme... 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

The latest articles

Children’s Voices – 17 October 2019

“I’m lucky to have a mum who works hard for me and my brothers and sisters. My mum wants to stop using the food bank. Every child deserves to have a home, food and a proper bed to sleep in. Some children don’t have a family to love them, to cuddle them when they’re sad. I have all of that. Let’s pray for all the... Read more
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Inclusive education for all

An international workshop was held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in early September 2019. This workshop was the result  of several years of ATD Fourth World Movement’s  presence and work in the southeast of Europe as part of a process of mutual understanding with people and groups fighting against poverty. This meeting also was built on... Read more
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Gathering at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone

To read the testimonies that were shared on October 17 in Dublin, click here. Here is one testimony My name is Monika. I am happy to talk today. Today I would like to talk about my experience within the homeless crisis in Ireland. One day 4 years ago we got a letter saying that our apartment was being put up for sale and we have30 days to move... Read more

Radio commentary + time at the motherless babies' home

We can listen to the Radio commentary in the attached mp3 file. And pictures from the visit to the motherless babies' home. Read more

Event in George Square and the City Chambers

Our 17th October event took place in George Square in the heart of Glasgow.  We had a small gathering around the previous commemorative stone that is embedded in the ground in George Square.  Everyone then  proceeded to the new commemorative stone, led by a young boy beating a drum.  We had couple of speeches and then two... Read more