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2015, 15(59): 7-32 Back to browse issues page
The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Poverty Eradication
Mohsen Abdollahi *, Mahshid Bashiri Moosavi Bashiri Moosavi
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Introduction: Civil society organizations as an interface institution between the state and society have an important role in the multidimensional and integrated approaches to the alleviation of poverty. This article, with regard to this issue, discusses the role of civil society organizations in alleviation of poverty.

Methods: The methods used in this research are descriptive and analytical in which the identity of the civil society organizations and their necessities in poverty reduction are discussed.

Findings: The civil society is crucial for poverty reduction and their partnership with the public sector in poverty alleviation projects can make a significant contribution to its destruction. With regard to the problems faced by civil society organizations, including their identification, effectiveness, influence and eventually financing, the result is that breaking the vicious circle of poverty requires a series of actions at the same time. Civil society organizations should let the poor get involve in society and facilitate the economic, political and social development in different groups and levels of society.

Discussion: This paper has been developed to discuss about the role of civil society organizations in adoption of poverty reduction approaches, pointing out that with a strong and active participation of these organizations, the production capacities of the poor will increase, they would be encouraged to participate in decision-making and in total, enables the poor reach to a level that can get rid of poverty.

Keywords: Civil society, Development, Human rights, Poverty, Poverty alleviation
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Received: 2016/03/2 | Accepted: 2016/03/2 | Published: 2016/03/2
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Abdollahi M, Bashiri Moosavi M B M. The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Poverty Eradication. Social Welfare. 2015; 15 (59) :7-32
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Volume 15, Number 59 (12-2015) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه رفاه اجتماعی Social Welfare Quarterly
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