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The Hidden Reason for Poverty the World Needs to Address Now

In 2015, IJM CEO Gary Haugen took to the TED stage with a bold challenge:

The poor are facing a constant threat of violence, but the world has done almost nothing to protect them.

It’s time to rethink poverty, he says, and to make the violence stop.

Watch Gary's passionate plea now

Learn how you can be part of the solution to end violence today.


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You are necessary in the fight to stop violence against girls and boys, women and men. Make your move to be part of the solution that helps end global poverty.

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Meet the real people behind Gary’s call to action, and discover a hopeful solution for what’s possible.


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