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05 Mar 2020
According to Eurostat, children are exposed to the highest risk of poverty and social exclusion. In Slovenia and the Czech Republic, the rates were 13.1% and 13.2%, while in Romania and Bulgaria it was 38.1% and 33.7%. In 2018, in the EU, the rate...
15 Feb 2020
The issue of Roma integration in Bulgaria is generally a topic confined to the territory of the country itself. However, openDemocracy shared an insightful article on the issues surrounding the Bulgarian Roma community, EU citizenship, but no shoes...
06 Feb 2020
On 29th January 2020, the Alliance for investing in Children Italia held a high-level conference in Rome, where Eurochild participated as well. The aim of the event was twofold. On one hand, the conference wanted to celebrate the first year of...
29 Jan 2020
As the EU looks towards the future with its European Green Deal, Eurochild calls for a long-term strategy that equally sets targets to reduce child poverty, which remains unacceptably high across Europe (over 24% EU average). While the European...
21 Jan 2020
The Commission for Equality in Mental Health (established by the Centre for Mental Health) released a briefing which helps to explain the correlation between unequal wealth and the risk of poor mental health. Their latest research shows that some...
21 Jan 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that there are teachers willing to work with vulnerable students in Bulgaria, but only one teacher from the city of Shumen has been approved by the Ministry of Education under the Motivated...
20 Jan 2020
England's National Department for Education announced last week the launch of the government's free sanitary product scheme. The nationwide program will ensure that young girls do not miss classes during their periods due to the inability to procure...
20 Nov 2019
A report by the Ombudsman and Save the Children Romania found that 32% of children in Romania live below the poverty line. The report also found that 21.5% of children live in severe material deprivation, the highest rate in the EU. More than 150,...
23 Aug 2019
The article below was written by Phil Nash, correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration solicitors providing legal support for students from overseas looking to study in the UK.  The views expressed are that of...
01 Aug 2019
A study published by the Paritaetische Gesamtverband association of social movements has found that Germany’s poverty rate remains at a record high, despite steady economic growth and a decrease in unemployment rates in recent years.  According to...

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