International Women’s Day: making the field level
Brussels, 08 March 2013 - Caritas is marking International Women’s Day on 8 March by celebrating the work of women farmers around the world. Women are more than ever at the forefront of sustaining family farms, but yet find themselves denied the same...
Caritas Lithuania brings poverty issue to national political agenda
Photo (from left to right): Bishop Kęstutis Kėvalas, Jorge Nuño Mayer, Minister Linas Kukuraitis, Deimantė Bukeikaitė, Arūnas Kučikas Last 6 June, Caritas Lithuania organised a meeting with the national Minister of Social Security and Labour, Linas...

SP: Child and Family Poverty

Child and Family Poverty

Caritas Europa’s vision for resilient European social models, that provide for the well-being of all people, is based on p

Statement: Social justice is part of Europe's DNA
Children are among those most at risk to fall into poverty in Europe, notably due to precarious labour situation of their parents. Photo: Caritas Social Action Network (Caritas England and Wales)
The European Commission must propose and defend a Pillar of Social Rights that has a tangible positive impact on the situation of people affected by poverty and social exclusion. In its report End Poverty in Europe – our Solutions to make it Happen ,...
Poverty threatens 1.5 million inhabitants with eviction in the Czech Republic - photo: Caritas Czech Republic
Tomorrow 10 December, we will mark Human Rights Day. Poor and excluded people around the world are confronted with situations in which their human rights and their dignity are violated. This happens also in Europe. Iva Kuchyňková and Alžběta Karolyiová,...
Madgas Hotel - Photo: Michael Mazohl, Caritas Austria
In the last years, we have seen an increase in in-work poverty, an insufficient reduction in unemployment in many countries and decreased and worsened access to services: social and health services, education, housing and culture. It is now clear that...

Poverty day in the Council of Europe

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Council of Europe, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Each year, the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe marks the 17th of October, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, with the organisation of an event which brings together all those who are dedicated to overcoming poverty all...

Can debt counselling reduce poverty risks?

Can debt counselling reduce poverty risks?
“I have a big debt problem. There are attachments on my account, maintenance liabilities and about 30 creditors permanently seek my boss. My debt is approximately €50,000. I have to deal with €800 per month. From this amount I’ve to pay my rent, heating and electricity and I...
Caritas Europa Cares Report 2016 - End Poverty in Europe - Our solutions to make it happen DE

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