... 2010 (today), is marked the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. (image credit) The observance was established by U.N. General Assembly Resolution 47/196 (December 22, 1992) for the purpose of
This year's theme is "From Poverty to Decent Work: bridging the gap."
promot[ing] awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries, particularly in developing countries -- a need that has become a development priority.
(Prior October 17 posts are here, here, and here.)