An Uncomfortable Truth: The risk of poverty working in Early Childhood Care and Education

This year,  to promote awareness of the UN End Poverty Day and issues of social exclusion, the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection funded Early Childhood Ireland (ECI) to produce three videos capturing the impact of poor pay and conditions in the early childhood care and education (ECE) sector on the lives of early years educators. International Day for… Read more →

The Global Goals Boats on the Liffey!

To mark the 30th Anniversary of the UN End Poverty Day and to contribute for the civil society mobilisation for the UN 2030 Agenda, the INTO Global Citizenship Schools Network and the Irish 17 October Committee invited schools and other groups of children, young people and adults around the Country to create boats of hope to be launched on the… Read more →

Join the #Object2Poverty Campaign on Facebook!

On the UN End Poverty Day, the SAOL project launched the #Object2Poverty Social Media Campaign! Add the #Object2Poverty campaign frame to your profile picture ( or take a selfie with your Facebook camera with SAOL’s affect and stand with us in the fight against poverty. What do you draw the line at? What will you do? Let everyone know! Tag… Read more →

Messages and statements from the End Poverty Day 2017

  Message by the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres   Message by Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Poverty and Human Rights: World is ignoring human rights of poor despite disproportionate abuses   Message from Donald Lee, President of the International 17 October Committee   Texts from the Dublin Gathering at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone   Message by… Read more →

Poverty Facts 2017

Each year, on the occasion of the UN End Poverty Day, the Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice produces the “Poverty Facts” leaflet which is distributed to participants in the national gathering in Dublin! You can download it from here! On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2017, Eurostat published also a data visualisation tool as… Read more →