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Life Under the Bridge

François Phliponeau, France Very often, people who live in poverty are stigmatized, feeling excluded from society. This week, the French president declared that poverty is “a humiliation for the Republic.” But feelings of exclusion and humiliation, are not inevitable. These photos show the life of Mr. Castro in Manila, at home and at work. “At home” means…

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UN-Conventional Childhoods

By Devendra Tak (India) 20 November marks the 25th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. And next year the Millennium Development Goals will draw to a close. When, if ever, will children — at least in most parts of the yet developing world — be able to finally celebrate their…