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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
October 17, 2018
2018 theme — Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is important to recall the fundamental connection between extreme poverty and human rights, and that people living in poverty are disproportionately affected by many human rights violations. Read more about this year’s theme.