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Feasibility Study for a Child Guarantee - Discussion Paper on Children living in Precarious Family S

Feasibility Study for a Child Guarantee - Discussion Paper on Children living in Precarious Family Situations

publicación José Manuel Fresno, Stefan Meyer, Skye Bain

In 2015 the European Parliament called for a Child Guarantee that would help ensure that every child in Europe at risk of poverty or social exclusion has access to: free healthcare, free education, free early childhood education and care, decent housing and adequate nutrition

SEMINAR: Anti-Gypsyism: key ways to prevent and combat it

SEMINAR: Anti-Gypsyism: key ways to prevent and combat it

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In this entry you will find the summary document of the seminar, organised on November 18th 2018 by the Spanish Ministry of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare, the State Roma Council (the Spanish National Roma Platform) and the Xunta de Galicia, with the support of Fresno, the right link. It includes both the context information and the main aspects of the seminar (objectives, programmes, experiences ...), in addition to policy priorities established after the day's discussions.

Universal child welfare schemes mark the agenda – globally, in Europe and in Spain

Universal child welfare schemes mark the agenda – globally, in Europe and in Spain

blog Stefan Meyer ˇ 21 de Feb de 2019

Target 1.3. (Sustainable Development Goal 1) on social protection is gaining traction. This post resumes some of the most recent events and publications of the global social policy debate.

Would a European

Would a European "Child Guarantee" help to fight against child poverty?

blog Stefan Meyer ˇ 06 de Nov de 2018

1. The Great Depression 2007-17 has questioned the intergenerational contract, increasing the rate of child poverty and youth unemployment.

2. The protection of children's rights has been gaining importance in European priorities, especially with the communication of "Investing in childhood: breaking the cycle of disadvantages" (2013).

3. Despite this, one in four children in Europe are at risk of poverty or exclusion.

4. Much more needs to be done and the approach must be preventive and integrated (multisectoral).

5. The European Parliament believes that a Child Guarantee can be the decisive step we need to take.

6. The Commission has asked a consortium, of which we are part, to study the viability of this initiative.