poverty

Children have serious problems of violence, poverty and migrations.

Antoni Pérez: "Childhood is a matter of high concern for governments but of low intensity"

The director of 'Save the Children' in Catalonia warns of the serious problems of violence, poverty and migrations that minors still suffer and the challenges for the protection of the children that remain to be resolved.

In Spain,  7.676 persons are working as an aid worker in NGOs.

The Spanish coordination of development NGOs denounces an increase in legislation worldwide persecuting cooperation

The coordination also expresses that, in recent years, attacks have risen on staff performing humanitarian tasks.

Access to the Internet may help more vulnerable children to develop their potential and find references.  Source:UNICEF

Internet can promote children’s rights, says UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund highlights that access to the Internet may help more vulnerable children to develop their potential and find references, while also warning of the risks entailed.

Homeless Commons main portal. Image: Arrels Foundation

Homeless Commons, the first image bank featuring those who have lived on the streets as its protagonists

The campaign launched by the Arrels Foundation and Arena Media aims to expose the “invisible reality” of homelessness. The image bank contains over 136 photographs.

How can we fight against homelessness?

We are breaching a long list of rights to people who are sleeping on the streets. 

October 17th: Nothing to celebrate

Every year, since 1993, the United Nations calls on us to celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17th. Nonprofit organizations must continue our work so that one day, sooner than later, we can say that on October 17th there is nothing to celebrate.

Leaving no one behind

We maintain that any goal to eradicate poverty must first and foremost be based on a radical change of approach and be inspired by the intelligence and resistance of people who have been excluded.

Image of the campaign. Image: Stop Poverty

#StopPoverty stands for people dignity living in poverty conditions

The global movement ATD Fourth World calls to action in order to make a world without poverty. Dozens of events have been prepared on the 17th October. 

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The project Together4Energy has kicked off

This initiative is a European-wide project and one of its main goals is to foster a greater knowledge on the impact of energy poverty.

Homeless person. Photo: Flickr

An European anti-poverty network aims to eradicate social exclusion in the EU

Since 1990, many non-profit organisations are offering training activities, education and service provision aimed at the participation and empowerment of people.

Mum feeding his baby. Photo: Save the Children

Save the Children warns that child poverty has increased by 8.4% in the last decade

The "Underprivileged" report examines five key areas in which it noted inequalities in the development of children: work, social security, housing, education and health.

Energy poverty: causes and effects

The director of Fundació La Vinya shares his thoughts on the causes and effects of the lack of access to energy in Spain.

Corporate tax evasion, one of the main causes behind inequalities / Photo: Pixabay

Oxfam denounces that 5 of the 15 most aggressive tax havens in the world are in Europe

The report “Tax Battles” also highlights that the average corporate tax in countries around the world has dropped four points in 10 years.

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

On 19 and 20 December CaixaForum in Madrid will be hosting the Conference.

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Analysis of the refugee situation in the world in 2016

The figure of displaced people is now more than 60 million. Syria, Afghanistan or Somalia are some of the countries these people are fleeing. We will examine this humanitarian crisis to try to understand what is happening.