Mainstreaming Groups

Age, Gender and Demographic Change The Mainstreaming Group on Gender, Age and Demographic Change (GADC) was set up in 2009, in order to ensure that these issues are properly and consistently maintreamed in all of EAPN’s work. The Group also seeks to actively cooperate with other specialised NGOs at national and EU level in lobbying…



Participation The key objectives of the group have been to promote the participation of people experiencing poverty and advance towards a more participative democracy and better governance. Main activities of the group have been to exchange and pull together the experiences of National Networks on participation of people experiencing poverty, and to ensure that the…


EU SILC data on Income and Living Conditions in Ireland – Legacy from 2010 EY Against Poverty will be to drive more people deeper into poverty

Statistics released on 25 November by the Central Statistics Office show that the current crisis has driven more people into extreme poverty, with almost one in four households in arrears with their household bills at some time during 2009, and one in ten households falling into debt in the same period.