Who we are
Poverty is violence, and it threatens the inherent dignity of those who endure it.
ATD (All Together in Dignity) Fourth World is a movement of solidarity among and in collaboration with the most excluded families around the world. Founded in 1957 by Joseph Wresinski, ATD Fourth World brings together women and men from all cultures and social classes and is active in 34 countries.
It is an international non-governmental organization with no religious or political affiliation.
Wherever men and women are condemned to live in extreme poverty, human rights are violated. (...)
Poverty is not inevitable. Poverty is the worst scourge ever created by human beings; it (...)
Many people that take part in ATD Fourth World have told their stories in Volume (...)
Started in a slum in France in the 1950s, ATD Fourth World has transformed the (...)
Since its founding, ATD Fourth World has worked to build governance structures that will allow (...)
Working towards greater consistency between our financial practices and our goal of eradicating poverty, ATD (...)
How many people living in poverty are there? What are the definitions of poverty ? (...)