Friday 21st February 2020
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Spain is the second country in the EU in child poverty

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Spain is the second country in the EU in child poverty

Spain is the second country in the European Union (EU) with the highest child poverty rate, second only to Romania, according to the Cáritas Europa report –presented today in Athens– about the social impact of austerity measures on the countries most affected by the crisis. [...]

March 27, 2014 Author: El Diario

Spain: 12 km of barbed wire and blades encircling the European dream

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Spain: 12 km of barbed wire and blades encircling the European dream

We describe each of the risky obstacles that a migrant comes across with, when attempting to jump the triple fence of six metres high separating Melilla and Morocco. [...]

November 20, 2013 Author: Jesús Blasco de Avellaneda

Austerity’s children becoming Europe’s “lost generation”

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Austerity’s children becoming Europe’s “lost generation”

Children across Europe are being driven into poverty by harsh government austerity and youth unemployment is soaring, threatening to create "lost generations" that could fire up a new continental crisis. Global charity Caritas said on Thursday that around three out of every 10 children in Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Italy and Spain are in or have [...]

February 14, 2013 Author: Claire Davenport