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To Work Longer or Die Younger

After the official opening on 18 – 19 January 2012 in Copenhagen (Denmark), the 7th of March the events and measures were launched for the 2012: European Year for Active Ageing … and Solidarity between Generations in the buildings of … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #8 Work

Poverty evolution in Flanders 8.     Work Work-related factors were the principal explanations given as to why people were poor or excluded from society, the three main reasons being long-term unemployment (35 % of respondents giving it as one of up … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #4 The Family pact

Poverty evolution in Flanders 4.     The Family pact Family and poverty: there is a narrow mutual connection between both terms. Poverty makes humans vulnerable and can destroy families. Sometimes the poverty goes so far that they take away the revenue … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #1 Up to 21st century

Do you think the welfare state is self-defeating and actually makes people poorer? Are the poor people themselves responsible for their situation? Is delivery of welfare by the government and – indirectly – by the taxpayers economically efficient or inefficient. … Continue reading

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