Within the global context, the situation in Greece remains fluid with the recent formal statistics claiming that 28.9% of the population was at risk of poverty or social exclusion related to the incomes declared in 2020, affecting mostly 18-64 year olds (31.9%).
Poverty Watch Main Findings
Most Affected Groups
People suffering from mental health problems
Asylum seekers and migrants
- Particular measures for all the vulnerable groups mentioned above (the elderly, the mentally ill, those incarcerated, the Roma community, the homeless, refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, the lgbtqi community, women and the unemployed).
- Simplification of procedures for access to all social transfers and online social services.
- Free and easy access to Public Health Services.
- Improvement, extension and expansion of Public Social Services.
- Strengthening of public health units with a particular focus on the countryside.
- Fostering the cooperation of all stakeholders -government, social partners, institutions, the civil society, academia- on the basis of streamlining measures that concern emergency situations with a focus on the most vulnerable.
- Human Rights should be on the core of any measures undertaken and solidarity fostered and exercised.
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