Together we can end child
poverty worldwide.
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Acting Together to Empower Children, their Families and Communities to End Poverty

This year, with the theme; Acting Together to Empower Children, their Families and Communities to End Poverty; Arigatou International, through its End Child Poverty initiative, would like to interact with you and ask you to show us what actions you are taking to help address the forms of poverty in your community that are affecting children in particular.

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The Impact of Poverty on Children

22,000 children die
everyday due to poverty

How to help

61 million primary school-age children were not enrolled in school

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1 billion children around
the world live in poverty

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An Interfaith Guide to End Child Poverty: Inspire. Act. Change.

Religious communities and organizations have unique resources. These include their spiritual values, social capital, and moral assets. By working together in partnership with like-minded organizations, we believe in mobilizing resources to reduce poverty at grassroots and global level.

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20 November 19

Launch of the Global Study “Faith and Children’s Rights: A Multi-religious Study on the Convention on the Rights of the Child”

Arigatou International, in close collaboration with UNICEF, the former Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children, the Global Network of Religions for Children...

07 November 19

The Maputo Protocol – Myth or Reality?

This year (2019) marks 16 years since the adoption of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, famously known as the Maputo Protocol by the...

28 October 19

Fine Arts and Literary works contest to raise awareness on Ending Child Poverty

In commemorating the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP), our partner, UZ Mozaik from Bosnia and Herzegovina raised awareness on ending child poverty through showcasing literary...

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