Poverty

February 12, 2017

Top 7 Facts about Poverty in Switzerland

Poverty in Switzerland remains lower than many of its European neighbors. However, rates still affect a large part of the population. So, why are the Swiss poor? In […]
June 12, 2017

The plight of Europe’s Roma – the societal problem

Europe’s biggest societal problem. There has not been much progress in the last ten years,” says Andrey Ivanov, an advisor at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). In […]
July 2, 2017

Challenges of an Ageing Population

* In UK 1.7 million pensioners are living under the poverty line. * More than 200,000 people aged 75 and over were readmitted to hospital suggesting they were […]
July 12, 2017

German children go hungry each day

A growing number of Germans are poor and depend on welfare. In 2007 one in 6 children depended on welfare. That is up from only one in 75 […]