Minimum Income | EAPN Campaign

Poverty and inequality are rising again with the COVID-19 pandemic which has deepened existing inequalities. Certain groups were always disproportionately at risk of poverty and social exclusion, such as children, single parents (mainly women), people with disabilities, the long-term unemployed, migrants, and black and minority ethnic groups. It is these groups of people who are…

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EAPN Response to the EC Consultation to the Roadmap for the Child Guarantee

On 19 August, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the Roadmap for the Child Guarantee. EAPN welcomes the commitment shown by the European Commission to progress towards the development of a Child Guarantee which can have an impact on Child Poverty, with a strong implementation and monitoring framework, including through EU funds. However,…

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17 October – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty | #EndPoverty #PovertyWatch

17 October – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty | #EndPoverty #PovertyWatch October 17 marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Now, more than ever, the situation calls for urgent action. Amid the Covid pandemic, the most vulnerable in our societies face the greatest challenges. EAPN and our members are concerned that…

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Racial Justice | EAPN Statement

Poverty is one of the clearest impacts of this systemic inequality. We simply cannot achieve our aim of eradicating poverty without also eradicating the entrenched racial inequalities that are embedded within our economic, political and social systems and institutions. Poverty and racial inequality are inextricably linked, and there can be no social justice without racial…

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International support for non-governmental organisations at No. 6 Metelkova Street in Ljubljana | EAPN Slovenia petition

Non-governmental organizations in Slovenia are increasingly targeted by the government’s restrictive measures and hostile rhetoric. Especially NGOs engaged in independent cultural production and defending human rights, media freedom and the environment are being targeted. Legal and financial restrictions have been applied to them and the epidemic is used to justify such measures. The media, the…

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