Life in Europe

Parenting in Europe: who’s staying at home with the kids?  in depth

Thursday 08 November 2018 | Laura Filios
| OBC Transeuropa

Too many fathers delegating childcare to their partner; mothers staying too long outside the workforce; an uneven range of rights and guarantees: how and why parental leave is changing in Europe.


‘We want to help cities to become interoperable’ 

Tuesday 15 January 2019 | Stefano Valentino
| VoxEurop
MobileReporter

Martin Brynskov, chairman of the board of Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC), explains how data management fuels local governance solutions and citizen-centric services.


Eastern Europe: poverty and the countryside

Tuesday 16 October 2018 | Davide Sighele
| OBC Transeuropa

In contrast with other parts of the continent, life in rural areas in Eastern Europe is synonymous with poverty. The problem should be tackled during the current debate on the reform of the common agricultural policy, with particular emphasis on young people.


International Social Survey Program

Thursday 13 December 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The International Social Survey Program is conducted in more than 40 countries around the world and is the subject of numerous research publications.


European Social Survey

Wednesday 12 December 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The European Social Survey (ESS) has been conducted every two years since 2002 in nearly 30 European countries.


Croatia, where the streets have no (women's) names 

Tuesday 11 December 2018 | Ana Kuzmanić
Ivana Perić
| H-Alter

The visualisations of urban public space are an important part of the process of creating collective memory and imagining (a different) future. In the toponymy of Croatian cities there is almost no trace of women. In 55 out of the 64 cities included in our analysis, the percentage of streets named after women is lower than 5 percent.


Europe’s asylum system under great pressure  in depth

Friday 09 November 2018 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

The Dublin Regulation – the asylum system of Europe – has been put under a great deal of pressure mainly because of the vast majority of arrivals that have been currently registered in a very few member states.


Criminal offenses decreasing in Germany 

Saturday 24 November 2018 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

2017 was the year Germany recorded the lowest number of criminal offences since 1992. 


Better data can prevent violence against women  in depth

Wednesday 21 November 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

Lack of standardisation in reporting and cultural differences between Northern and Eastern European countries complicate efforts towards an effective response against gender-based violence.


Most Western Europeans favor at least some restrictions on Muslim women’s religious clothing

Monday 17 September 2018 | VoxEurop

Most non-Muslim adults in Western Europe favor at least some restrictions on the religious clothing of Muslim women who live in their country