Poverty Alleviation Resources

A list of free guides, how-to tools and other resources on Poverty Alleviation for NGOs and development professionals.

A Free Toolkit for Localising the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

This toolkit has been prepared jointly by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Local Government International Bureau (LGIB) within the context of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. The toolkit is a part of a broader initiative aiming at mobilizing local capacity and unleashing opportunities for leaders to realize the MDGs at the local level…. [Read More]

A Free Global Faces of Inequality Campaign Toolkit

The global Faces of Inequality Campaign aims to target inequalities in all its different forms – gender, income, wealth, geographical, environmental, abilities, political, ethnic, and other discriminations. Aims Faces of Inequality aims: To give social exclusion, poverty and discrimination a face. To give people suffering from inequalities and their fight for rights and justice a… [Read More]

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Protecting Children on the Move: A Free Guide to Programming for Children affected by Migration and Displacement

This programming guide was developed by the Children on the Move Task Group that brings together Save the Children most experienced practitioners across the world within the framework of their Child Protection Global Theme. This programming guide is a tool to help Save the Children’s staff in the many varied and complex situations in which… [Read More]

A Free Toolkit on Indigenous Women’s Rights in Africa

Forest Peoples Programme has created this toolkit to help indigenous women in Africa to better understand the African human rights system and how to use it effectively to secure their rights. Indigenous women form one of the most vulnerable groups on the African continent. They face multiple forms of discrimination associated especially with their indigenous… [Read More]

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A Free Handbook on Measuring Equity in Education

The new Handbook on Measuring Equity in Education provides practical guidance on the calculation and interpretation of indicators designed to target the most disadvantaged groups. It is intended for anyone involved in the measurement and monitoring of equity in education, especially those concerned with national policy-making. It addresses the current knowledge gaps and provides a… [Read More]

Civil Society and Human Rights in Peril: Threats and Responses Across the World

[MUSIC PLAYING] Everybody, I know it's a Friday It's been a long week and this is the last mile, but you're all here for what I think is a very exciting event, this panel on Civil Society and Human Rights in Peril My name is Patrick Keller I'm a professor in the department of sociology,… [Read More]

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The role of civil Society Activits in Combatting Violent Extermism (Special Report)

Violent extremism is almost the term adopted by international bodies, especially the United Nations It has emerged for quite some time for more than two decades It refers to ideas and movement that adopt armed extremism Violent extremism is a very important issue, at least socially, because it is a form of assault It carries… [Read More]

Poverty in India | Wikipedia audio article

Poverty is a significant issue in India, despite being one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, clocked at a growth rate of 711% in 2015, and a sizable consumer economy The World Bank reviewed and proposed revisions on May 2014 to its poverty calculation methodology and purchasing power parity basis for measuring poverty worldwide… [Read More]

Civil Society | Yascha Mounk: How do we save democracy? | March 29, 2018.

[music] Yascha Mounk: But what we've seen over the last 20, 25 years is that nationalism is not going away as a political force And so I think it's a half-domesticated animal If you leave it to its own devices, the worst kinds of people are gonna come in In the United States, they tend… [Read More]

Poverty | Wikipedia audio article

Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money Poverty is a multifaceted concept, which may include social, economic, and political elements Absolute poverty, extreme poverty, or destitution refers to the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs such as food, clothing and… [Read More]