Nelson Mandela

The Global Call to Action Against Poverty can take its place as a public movement alongside the movement to abolish slavery and the international solidarity against apartheid.
About Us


  • GCAP publishes report on Impact of COVID-­19 Pandemic on Inequalities in Asia

    Even though 80 per cent of extreme poor in Asia Pacific were lifted of poverty by 2015 in Asia and Pacific, rising inequality remains a great cause of concern. High…
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  • The Escazú Agreement was ratified by Mexico and its entry into force is imminent

    The Global Call for Action against Poverty (GCAP) celebrates this decisive step for the entry into force and for its implementation in the region. On November 5, 2020, Mexico ratified…
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  • Open Letter to All Governments, International Institutions and Lenders

    Dear Leaders of Governments, International Institutions and Lender Institutions, COVID19 has turned our world upside down. The Covid19 pandemic has severely impacted on the health, safety and survival of hundreds…
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  • Don't owe, won't pay

    Statement for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2020

    Today, 17 October 2020 – On the International day for the eradication of poverty the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) expresses solidarity with hundreds of millions of people…
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Faces of Inequality

A people’s movement is needed to end inequalities within and between countries and to ensure that “Leave No One Behind” becomes reality and not a mere slogan. This includes a world where everyone has and pays their fair share, including the rich and companies. To build this movement, this global campaign features the Faces of Inequality.
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What we do

Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) supports people in their struggles for justice and brings individuals and organisations together to challenge the institutions and processes that perpetuate poverty and inequalities across the world, to defend and promote human rights, gender justice, social justice, climate justice and the security needed for the dignity and peace of all.
  • Social protection for all 
  • Tax justice & decent work 
  • Create and protect Civic Space 
  • Gender equality and inclusion of marginalised groups 
  • Climate justice 

Read more Agenda 2030 Faces of Inequality