Facing one of the lowest fertility rates in the European Union (EU), the Government of Poland introduced a new family benefit program that had two objectives: encourage fertility and reduce child…

Karolina Goraus-Tańska, Gabriela Inchauste |

Eight years on from the start of the global economic crisis, close to one quarter of the European Union’s population remains at risk of poverty or social exclusion. But one group in particular…

Mariam Sherman |

The dramatic influx of refugees and migrants into Greece is taxing an already overwhelmed government. The fact that Greece is the South-Eastern gateway to Europe may also point towards a solution…

Dirk Reinermann |

When development practitioners such as ourselves think of poverty, the EU is not what comes to mind first. While it is true that average incomes are higher in Europe than in most regions of the…

Doerte Doemeland, Gabriela Inchauste |