Global Campaign Against Poverty

In Brief

2003; 50 offices; coalitions in >100 countries

Description

(2003; www.whiteband.org).

“The world’s largest civil society movement calling for an end to poverty and inequality.” A growing alliance with national coalitions in >100 countries that bring together trade unions, NGOs, the women’s and youth movements, community and faith groups and others to call for action from world leaders in the global North and South to improve the lives of people living in poverty. Published Annual Report 2011: The World We Want (83p). Co-chairs: Richard Ssewakiryanga of Uganda, Amitabh Behar of India, Marta Benavides of El Salvador.

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