17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

(2019 Theme: Acting Together to Empower Children, their Families and Communities to End Poverty)

There is a huge recognition regarding the right of every child to a standard of living which is adequate for the child’s physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development. Poverty hurts children’s development and, in turn, leads to lower income and health in adulthood. When child poverty is recognized as a denial of children’s human rights then people in positions of responsibility and power are legally bound to promote, protect and fulfill children’s rights. Above all, it is imperative to recognize and address the specific discrimination experienced by.

https://www.un.org/en/events/povertyday/

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