23/04/13 – by Nicoletta Teodosi, Cilap Eapn Italy – The latest tragic news reports, three person suicides due to financial problems, confirm that social services are experienced as an indignity. Confirms the sense of marginality in which a person can find him/herself in a particular moment in their lives.
When the price of bread rises, who worries?
Young or old, alone or in a couple, with or without children, unemployed, worker or retired, people’s daily lives are riddled with problems due to lacking money.
KISA (Movement for the Support of Migrants), member of EAPN Cyprus – A victim of labour trafficking is missing
A victim of labour trafficking is missing and is desperately sought by his family, friends and KISA for the last 15 days. The case was reported two weeks ago by…
On April 15 we will deliver to the Parliament the over 50 thousand signatures for a GARANTEED MINIMUM INCOME
The Campaign for a Guaranteed Minimum Income, launched in 2012, collected more than 50 thousand signatures throughout Italy but this country has not had a political government to whom deliver such a request since December 2012.
We can’t wait any longer!
More and more families on the streets, and no solution. (more information in French).
The Poverty Alliance (member of EAPN UK): Poverty & Social Justice Must be at the Heart of Referendum Debate
With the date for the referendum on Scottish independence now set, hundreds of people will gather in Glasgow for the 4th Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty to debate how to create a more socially just Scotland. Organisers of the Assembly, the Poverty Alliance, want to see issues of social justice at the heart of the debate about Scotland’s future.
- 30,6% of children living in or at risk of poverty in Spain
- The President of EAPN Spain participates in the Nation’s Social Debate
- The People’s Legislative Initiative on mortgage (Iniciativa Legislativa Popular Hipotecaria): all political groups in the Parliament agree to discuss it
The Poverty Alliance (member of EAPN UK): 4th Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty – Achieving Social Justice in Scotland: Meeting the Challenge – 25 & 26 March 2013, Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Since 2010, the Poverty Alliance has been organizing an annual Assembly for Tackling Poverty. The Assembly has become a key forum for debating the issues associated with tackling poverty in Scotland.
EAPN Spain: The People’s Legislative Initiative on mortgage (Iniciativa Legislativa Popular Hipotecaria): all political groups in the Parliament agree to discuss it
21/01 – EAPN Spain, as a leading member of the committee promoting the Popular Legislative Initiative on retroactive payment in kind, on halting evictions standstill and on the social rent – the Table of the 3rd Sector of Catalunya along with many other prominent social partners, welcomes the admission of the ILP by all parliamentary groups.