The new report of the PAWCER project presents welfare attitudes in Russia and the European countries. It covers public support for changes in social protection systems as well as in current social policies. The vulnerable groups include: the poor and concern about income redistribution, the unemployed and unemployment benefits, the elderly and public pensions, working parents and childcare, as well as migrants and accessibility to social rights. See project here
At first glance, there is a solid ground for singling out older people during the current pandemic as a special group: the mortality related to COVID-19 is increasing with the age and for those 80 and above years old it is five times the global average based on WHO data.
At the beginning of April 2020, when we all have got convinced that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to disrupt even more the environments in which social service users and social care beneficiaries live, and to have several negative consequences for their well-being and protection, the need for united activities of all social actors became imperative.
We monitored the progress on the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) in Western Balkan countries.
InCARE has launched a third national factsheet on long-term care in North Macedonia. The team found that availability and affordability remain major barriers in accessing formal care services in North Macedonia. Many individuals have felt obligated to provide care despite negative impacts on their health and career. There are also strong preferences for formal care…
Book chapter: Labour Mobility & OSH Vulnerability of Posted Workers by Danaj et al. In this chapter, S. Danaj, K. Hollan, and A. Scoppetta focus on the occupational safety and health (OSH) of temporary cross-border labour migrants posted to Austria and the Slovak Republic. Based on empirical interview data with public authorities, social partners and…
The situation in Donbass is quite challenging due to the conflict and its consequences in the resident population. The TLU team used the new WJR grant of 10 000 GBP received in winter 2020-21 to make the necessary procurements and arrange the delivery of humanitarian aid to 384 residents aged 70+ in 14 villages located in the contact line.