Posts Tagged ‘Social exclusion’

How fighting energy poverty helps reduce social and spatial exclusion in cities

Between 50 and 125 million EU citizens are estimated to be energy poor. The situation is even more severe in South East Europe, where in some areas 30% or more households are struggling with energy poverty. What is energy poverty and who suffers from it? Energy poverty happens when a household finds it difficult or […]

By Lidija Živčić, on April 4th, 2017 at 17:42

Women – not just a ‘good weather policy’

The 2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion included as a principle the need to address gender inequalities in the risks of poverty and policy responses.  This is an important principle when the gender pay gap together with inequalities in employment opportunities and slow changing roles in the family in parts of Europe […]

By URBACT, on October 18th, 2010 at 14:15