To mark International Day of the Eradication of Poverty on October 17, Caritas Europa called on European countries to place appropriate social protection systems and measures that cover everybody, especially the most vulnerable.

According to Caritas, considerable progress has been achieved in terms of reducing unemployment since the financial and economic crisis of 2008, but at a dear price.

“Austerity policies put wages under pressure, and today the number of working poor is higher than b...

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