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Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World

The Permanent Forum came into existence at the end of the 1970s as a result of a period of isolation and lack of understanding experienced by the founder of ATD Fourth World, Father Joseph Wrésinski (1917-1988), and by families living in the shanty town of Noisy-le-Grand in the Paris suburbs. During this period, at the end of the 1950s, he decided... Read more
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