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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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European Year for combating poverty spurred mobilisation and commitment

European Year for combating poverty spurred mobilisation and commitment: focus must now shift to delivery 15/03/2012 The European Commission adopted a report on the implementation and results of the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion 2010. The report … 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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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #10 Health

Poverty evolution in Flanders 10.     Health In the previous chapters we saw that poverty in our society is a connection of many elements, often at the same time present with poor families, difficulties in the education, bad employment chances, a … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #5 Housing

Poverty evolution in Flanders 5.     Housing Just over 84 million persons or 17 % of the EU-27‘s population were at-risk-of-poverty in 2007, while a similar proportion (17 %) of the total EU-27 population suffered from material deprivation. There was a … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #2 First two decennia of 21st century

Poverty evolution in Flanders First two decennia of 21st century The poor and their representative organisations were actively involved in most of the theme groups, which were established for welfare, youth, culture and sports, housing, health, education, employment and social … Continue reading

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