Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
Alternative agriculture: an alternative from poverty?
Farmers represent two thirds of the poorest across the planet” Across the Mekong region in... Find out more

Initiatives for Change

Coming together to overcome poverty
Reaching out to the whole community
Jean E., runs a program with a large NGO called Afrika Tikkun in South Africa. This NGO works from... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms
Concept Note on the International Theme for 17 October 2016
Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms  ... Find out more

International Relations

Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030
International Relations
Advocacy with international authorities Many of the Forum correspondents are involved in... Find out more

International mobilisation: 17 October 2016

The latest articles

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Monday, October 17, 2016 4:30 pm Free admission and open to the public Today, poor families are facing one of the worst affordable housing crises in generations. Many are spending almost all they have to live in decrepit housing in our cities’ worst neighborhoods. What it means to be poor in America today is to be crushed by the high cost... Read more

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty will be celebrated here in Thailand. It will be on Sunday, October 16 at 3PM, Lumphini Park in front of the main playground. Read more

United Nations End Poverty Day Gathering

Every year since 2000 on 17 October, celebrations for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty have been taking place in Dublin. This year, come and join us on Custom House Quay around the Human Rights and Poverty Stone (close the the Famine Statues) from 10.45 (Commemoration will start sharp at 11am) to mark this day together and to... Read more

Drum Out Poverty 2016 - YouTube Vigil

13th - 17th October - Drum Out Poverty, India and YouTube Vigil On the 13th of October, we envisage one group of a thousand children in New Delhi, India making music with buckets to highlight water and sanitation issues which is Goal 6 under the Sustainable Development Goals. On the 14th, which is World Poverty Day, we will begin uploading short... Read more

Rights into Reality: Human Rights in a Fairer Scotland

7th Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty   Monday 17 October 2016 09:30am  – 16:30pm Since 2010 the Poverty Alliance has been organising the annual Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty. This has become an event that brings together people with experience of poverty, community and voluntary organisations, activists,... Read more