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Poverty a European Issue

Poverty affects more people than ever: 120 milion Europeans are now at risk of poverty or social exclusion. Parliament has voted in favour of €3.5 billion in aid to help Europe’s poorest. 120 miljoen Europeanen lopen nu het risico om … Continue reading

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1985-2012 Poverty in Europe

From bad to worse The number of poor people in Europe had increased from 38 million in 1975 to 44 million in 1985. {Interim report on the 2° European Poverty Programme – EU Commission 1989} But soon this figure went … Continue reading

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