Content with the tag: pobreza
Having a job is no longer sufficient for escaping poverty. Many households, especially with children, are experiencing in-work poverty associated with low wages or periods of inactivity.
The risk of poverty among the working-age population increased by 20% during the Great Recession. What role is played by social transfers?
How can we put an end to the intergenerational transmission of poverty? We analyse proposals that defend universal child benefit and other policies that propose selective benefits for poor families with children.
Why in Spain are there growing numbers of rich but also increasing number of poor people? This report analyses how an asymmetrical wealth distribution model leads to a society that is advancing at two speeds.
Households with very low work intensity and dependent children, greater risk of poverty and social exclusion
Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European average?
In Spain barely 3.3% of the total of social transfers in the year 2016 targeted children, against the European average of 9%. However, this study shows that it is the most effective way of eradicating poverty.
The CaixaProinfancia programme supports families in a situation of poverty with academic reinforcement, grants for food and hygiene, leisure, psychotherapeutic care and family educational support.
The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies
The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.