EAPN Belgium (Walloon network) conference on women’s poverty

The Collectif des femmes (Women’s association) from Louvain-La-Neuve and the Réseau Wallon de Lutte contre la Pauvreté (Walloon  Anti-Poverty Network) organised a conference on « La pauvreté au féminin – Elles, leurs droits, leurs revendications, leurs stratégies,… » « Women’s poverty – They, their rights, their  demands, their strategies, … » on 2 March 2010, in Louvain-La-Neuve.…


Where we live, what we need

“Property speculation pushes rents up.” “We don’t need statistics, we need help.” “You don’t find homeless people in the statistics, they don’t exist.” “The number of people who earn money but can’t afford to buy a house or pay rent is unbelievable.” “My benefits just cover my rents.” “Social housing is poor quality. It takes a lot…


Press release: EAPN calls on EU Leaders to set an ambitious target for poverty reduction in ‘Europe 2020 strategy‘

Brussels, 24 February 2010 – Today, EAPN has sent a letter to President Barroso, following the informal Council held on 11 February and the recent comments made by the Commission that appear to give rise for hope that the fight against poverty and social exclusion could find a prominent place within the Europe 2020 strategy.