The COVID-19 pandemic has altered realities and everyday lives of people around the globe, revealing more clearly gaps in resilience among social groups due to the inequalities, weaknesses of public social systems due to the stalled reforms and fragility of democratic institutions, human rights and freedoms in a country that has a long and strong legacy of authoritarian regimes, political clientelism and party patronage.
Poverty Watch Main Findings
Most affected groups
Households with three or more children
The homeless people
- EAPN calls for urgent poverty and social exclusion assessment of COVID – 19 impact of pandemic by Government that will provide evidence necessary for more precise targeting with social benefits and more effective prevention of increase of poverty and social exclusion among groups under the highest risks of poverty.
- EAPN calls for transparent social protection policies in prevention or elimination of adverse pandemic impact on groups under the poverty and social exclusion.
- EAPN calls for correction of the measure of one-off benefit of 100 EUR that was discriminatory towards children, persons without IDs or under risk of statelessness
- EAPN calls for specifically tailored measures in support to the most vulnerable groups in order to increase their resilience on COVID – 19 pandemic, including
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