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Reduce inequality within and among countries

Inequity affects not only individuals but entire countries; it compels us to consider an ethics of international relations. ... But we should be particularly indignant at the enormous inequalities in our midst ... We fail to see that some are mired in desperate and degrading poverty, with no way out, while others have not the faintest idea of what to do with their possessions, vainly showing off their supposed superiority and leaving behind them so much waste which, if it were the case everywhere, would destroy the planet. ... In practice, we continue to tolerate that some consider themselves more human than others, as if they had been born with greater rights.

Mary Ward Family Sharing our Gifts

Mary Ward International (MWI) is the development arm of the IBVM, supporting the Loreto Sisters and their colleagues in their work to transform unjust structures which keep women, children and communities living in poverty and oppression. MWI develops and strengthens partnerships with colleagues, friends, past and present students in the international Institute network and with other organizations and connections to assist with community projects aiming to reduce inequalities around the world.

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Mary Ward International Australia

Mary Ward International Ireland

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