The pandemic has been particularly hard on women who work in the service sector, which has been crippled by the economic crisis.
In this edition of Unreported Europe, we look at how Spain and Austria have been affected by the 'new poverty' created by the pandemic. We speak to people whose lives have been turned upside by the virus.
It's estimated an emergency food parcel could be handed out every nine seconds to people across the country.
The Trussell Trust, which supports more than 1,200 food banks across the UK, said its network
She also founded a charity which teaches local people to build their own houses from upcycled materials.
The World Bank expects that COVID-19 could push an additional 88 million to 115 million into extreme poverty this year.
The bridge divides the Puente de Vallecas neighbourhood from the rest of Madrid looks like a proper frontier. Passports and visas aren't required, but police stand on both sides to check who comes and who goes.
It's put a UN deadline to eradicate hunger by 2030 in severe doubt.
More than 100 organisations, unions and think tanks have published an open letter urging politicians across the UK to act to protect carers from what it describes as a ‘growing poverty crisis’.
Sustainable brand Lucy & Yak has launched the Vulva collection with the hope that it will start a conversation.