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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Updated Thursday, 17th October 2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty falls on 17th October and seeks to promote education about destitution in all countries and solutions for poverty.  

pencil eraser erasing out the word 'poverty' Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Eduardo Huelin | Dreamstime.com  The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty has been running every year since 1993, when the United Nations General Assembly assigned this day to promote awareness of the need to eliminate poverty in all countries. 

Here on OpenLearn, we have collated a range of videos, content and free courses to help aid your understanding of poverty. Take a look at the FREE resources below.

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