Extreme poverty is a violation of human rights, argues anti-poverty non-profit

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Nights for the homeless and poor in Dhaka, Bangladesh are spent out in the hot and humid tropical weather conditions. © Manoocher Deghati/IRIN July 2007.

People living in extreme poverty are often discriminated against and denied basic human rights, according to the International Movement ATD Fourth World.

The non-profit, which seeks to find solutions to eradicate poverty, encourages people to fight social exclusion and injustice in their own circles.

Fabio Palacio of the International Movement ATD Fourth World, explained to UN Radio's Jocelyne Sambira what it's like for people living in extreme poverty.

Duration: 4'14''

 

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