In the world today, 1.2 billion people live on less than $1.
In the EU, 17 million children live in poverty and almost 1 in 5 people live in social exclusion.
In Greece the poverty rate is currently 22%....
At the same time, the wealth of the 3 richest people on earth exceeds the GDP of the 43 poorest countries with 600 million people.
"Tackling poverty is not a gesture of charity, it is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life."