International Day for Eradication of Poverty is observed on October 17 every year. It presents an opportunity to acknowledge the effort and struggle of people living in poverty, a chance for them to make their concerns heard, and a moment to recognize that poor people are the first ones to fight against poverty.
Through resolution 47/196 adopted on 22 December 1992, the General Assembly declared 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and invited all States to devote the Day to presenting and promoting, as appropriate in the national context, concrete activities with regard to the eradication of poverty and destitution.
International Day for Eradication of Poverty 2022 Theme: “Dignity For All in Practice”
International Day for Eradication of Poverty Quotes
“Extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere.”
“Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.”
“Poverty is the worst form of violence.”
“Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit.”
“In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.”
“An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.”
“My work with the poor and the incarcerated has persuaded me that the opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice. ”
“Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.”
“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”
“History is written by the rich, and so the poor get blamed for everything.”
“When a poor person dies of hunger, it has not happened because God did not take care of him or her. It has happened because neither you nor I wanted to give that person what he or she needed.”
“As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality exist in our world, none of us can truly rest.”
“There are people in the world so hungry that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”
“Poverty does not belong in civilized human society. Its proper place is in a museum.”
International Day for Eradication of Poverty Wishes & Messages
Outrageous poverty anyplace is a risk to human security all over the place. We all have to come together to eradicate poverty.
Poverty is the most exceedingly terrible type of viciousness. Hold hands together to abolish poverty.
The long for adoration is considerably more hard to evacuate than the crave bread. Hold hands together to abolish poverty.
For whatever length of time that poverty, bad form and gross disparity exist in our reality, none of us can genuinely rest.