Tens of thousands of people in the Spanish capital are now turning to food banks and neighbourhood associations to cushion the economic blow of lockdown.
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’.
A study says the pandemic could push 8% of the world's population into poverty, prompting calls for a huge rescue package for vulnerable communities.
"Never in the 75 years history of our institution have so many countries found themselves in need," said IMF head Kristalina Georgieva,
Sustainable brand Lucy & Yak has launched the Vulva collection with the hope that it will start a conversation.
As CTA enters the final year of its mandate, food systems and agriculture are once again under the spotlight as the climate emergency becomes increasingly urgent. At the same time, we begin the 10-year countdown to the delivery of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
More people are going hungry and relying on aid to feed their families in the world’s wealthiest countries.
As President-elect von der Leyen and her Commission prepare to take office on December 1, there are already plans being made to tackle poverty in Europe, promoting of quality jobs, and a European Union-wide minimum wage.
There are calls for more financial aid for students in difficulty after a young man set himself alight in Lyon in a protest over precarity.
A UK charity that donates school shoes to children around the world is receiving requests closer to home. Shoes are distributed through baby banks or often requested by concerned teachers.
Filmmaker Ken Loach was in Lyon for the Lumière Film Festival where he spoke to Euronews about his socially aware and realistic cinema.
Save the children in Rome has released its latest edition of the Atlas on At-Risk Children in Italy report on the occasion of the launch of the campaign 'Let's Light Up The Future'.
'The Other Bar proves a combination of technology and consumer choice can tackle poverty.'
Half-a-million Kazakhs are to have their debts paid by the government as a “one-time action” to help some of the central Asian country’s poorest, ministers announced.
Now more than ever political leaders actually need to listen. They will find that the solutions to inequality are not coming from politicians, but are already being moved forward by people on the frontlines of the problem globally.
But France's own living conditions vary widely across the country
Euronews is preparing a special series on inequality and poverty in Europe, key themes of the forthcoming G7 summit in France.
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While attention is focused on opioid crisis, police in Tulsa, Oklahoma are seizing crystal meth in greater quantities than ever before.
The first auction, set for Sunday, will seek bids for 77 vehicles with a total starting price of around $1.5 million (€1.3 million).
In a scathing UN report on poverty in the UK, the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights said one-fifth of the UK's population was living in poverty.
"As a parent, you really feel like you’ve let your kids down, especially in the holidays. I’ll have to gather my pennies together for a loaf of bread and 50p of butter, so they have some toast,"
We’re talking to people across Europe about the issues that affect them ahead of May’s European Parliament Elections on our EU road trip which has arrived in Naples. Euronews correspondents Jack Parrock and Elena Cavallone have been speaking to some locals in the suburbs of the Italian city.
“I found out last week that a third of my class sleep in their uniforms as they don’t have pyjamas.”
Laws meant to protect the most vulnerable people in France have failed, says the UN's special rapporteur on housing.
15-year-old Kim Hansloek is part of the gloomy statistic. But performing in the socially conscious Cabuwazi circus gives her "an outlet for the rage".
Watch how a Berlin circus helps children living in poverty in this interactive 360° experience.
The official number of homeless people in Europe is not known, their lives a hidden figure. The invisibility of this crisis in the EU flags up policy failures after years of austerity, stagnating wages and increase in house prices. We take a look behind the numbers.