Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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What counts the most is our shared commitment to overcoming poverty
In 1917, Joseph Wresinski was born in an internment camp for foreign nationals in Angers, France.... Find out more

All Together in Dignity: 2017 Campaign

Coming together to overcome poverty
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STOP POVERTY: All Together in Dignity
One hundred years ago in France, Joseph Wresinski, ATD Fourth World's founder, was born in an... 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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Concept Note on the International Theme for 17 October 2017
“Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive... 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 2017

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Concept Note on the International Theme for 17 October 2017

“Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies” This year marks the 25 th anniversary of the declaration by the General Assembly, in its resolution 47/196 of 22 December 1992, of 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. [1] This year also marks the 30 th... Read more
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We can learn from each other to overcome poverty.

Nomad Relief is a nonprofit organization located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Our primary goal is to provide water, food, shelter and medical aid access to pastoral nomads affected by the severe droughts in Somaliland and Somalia. Our secondary goal is to assist them with emergency evacuations, reliable access to water, the care of their animals... Read more

Talk Team - Helping children to face school exams without fear

Shabnam Resources which is based in the outskirts of Chennai in India, is a  non-profit charity organisation which devotes its time by helping children from difficult backgrounds. They do this by trying to help them have a balanced life through different activities, as well as supporting them throughout their education. The organisation... Read more

Perspectives on poverty in Leeds

To contribute to this day Testifying Commissioners from Leeds Poverty Truth Commission have shared some of their experiences and perspectives on poverty in Leeds and its eradication in the video below… Read more

STOP POVERTY: All Together in Dignity

One hundred years ago in France, Joseph Wresinski, ATD Fourth World's founder, was born in an internment camp for “undesirable” foreigners. Throughout his childhood, his heart was twisted by the shame and rage of having to go out before sunrise to earn a few pennies for his family. His mother raised him with the courage and the... Read more
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