Shut Out, Ignored, Deprived

If poverty isn't just about money - what is it about?

Discrimination and exclusion break the connection between people and the institutions responsible for ensuring their rights....

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The Story

Shut Out, Ignored, Deprived
Every day, in every region of the world, people living in poverty are discriminated against – whether through individual acts of others, or instit...


Pushed to the Edge
Personal Stories - What Rights Mean on the Ground


Human rights information on Discrimination and Exclusion»

Rights are the key for people to break out of the poverty trap.
The Millennium Development Goals came onto the world stage 10 years ago, promising some of the world’s most...
People living in poverty have much more in common than simply living on less than US$2 a day.

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All over the world, people in poverty are demanding dignity. They want an end to the injustice and exclusion that keep them trapped in deprivation. Amnesty International is campaigning on four main areas where poverty and human rights intersect: Maternal Mortality, Slums, Corporate Accountability and Making Rights Law. Those in poverty want to have control over the decisions that affect their lives. They want their voices to count. Join them now. Register on amnesty.org