The President of Arigatou International, Rev. Keishi Miyamoto, once stated that extreme poverty is the most extensive form of violence in the world; and it claims an enormous number of lives worldwide and leaves the survivors with unbearable and endemic suffering. Estimates of 1 billion children across the world live in poverty today; that is one out of every two children. It was because of such severe situations that the Interfaith Initiative to End Child Poverty (End Child Poverty), a global initiative of Arigatou International, decided to develop an Interfaith Guide to equip duty bearers with knowledge, skills and attitudes to help End Child Poverty.

Further discussions on the three sub-themes and the role of faith communities in ending violence against children continued on day three of the GNRC 5th Forum. Underlying factors contributing …

The Hosting Committee and the Forum Secretariat of the GNRC 5th Forum hosted the first training session for the Forum volunteers at the end of March in Panama City…

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