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Women’s Employment Stories, a Source of Knowledge

Mahut Center works to improve the economic situation of low-income and marginalized women in the Israeli employment market and to fulfill women’s aspirations of becoming economically independent. Spotlight on correspondents of the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World. In “Women Workers in a Precarious Employment Market... Read more
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“There’s life after prison”

’Rebirth Village’ is a reception center that gives a second chance to former prisoners who want to change their lives. In this article, former detainees relate their experiences, ideas and hopes. Spotlight on correspondents of the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World. In 1978, a prisoner, sentenced to death and put in... Read more
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Pedro’s Life Lessons

In this article, the founder of the Movement for the Abolition of Extreme Poverty tells us about Pedro, his struggle for dignity, and the “lessons of life” that he reveals to us. Spotlight on correspondents of the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World. The non-governmental organization "MAM" (Movimiento de... Read more
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"People are beginning to stand up"

Frei Gilvander and Rosário tell about their latest visits to the Dandara Camp, which welcomes families desperate to find shelter. They return home full of hope. Spotlight on correspondents of the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World. Frei Gilvander from Brazil writes: Today, August 30th, I went to visit the Dandara Camp. I came back... Read more
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"This Sharing Makes us More Understanding"

The "Our Home" project welcomes children from birth to age 5 who’ve been wounded by life. Liliana, a pediatric nurse, testifies to the courage and strength of four-year old Brigitte. Spotlight on correspondants of the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World. "NUESTRO HOGAR" ("Our Home") was created and facilitated by the AMI Foundation. It... Read more
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