Together we can end child
poverty worldwide.
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Global Actions for a World Free of Child Poverty

This year, with the theme; Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity; 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 18

Ending Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Children: The Role of Faith Communities

As we mark the global Day of Prayer and Action for Children (DPAC) today, 20 November 2018, we reflect on Dr. Alaa Murabit’s insights on Ending Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Children: The Role of...

19 November 18

GNRC-Tanzania Advocate for a World Free of Child Poverty

The International Day for Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) is often a day of awareness, advocacy, reflection and taking action towards ending poverty in the world. This did not elude the minds of...

16 November 18

Children in Argentina advocate for their rights in commemoration of IDEP

According to recent data from the Catholic University of Argentina (UCA, 2018), in Argentina, child poverty increased to 62.5%; there are 8 million children deprived of basic human rights, 7 out of...

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