Life in Europe

Drug situation (EMCDDA)

Tuesday 05 December 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Data on several different aspects of drug use and drug-related phenomena in Europe


Public opinion in the Balkans (Balkan Barometer)

Sunday 10 September 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Data on the perceptions of the Western Balkan business community and public opinion on several different topics.


Women still work more and enjoy less free time 

Thursday 08 March 2018 | Francesca Barca
| VoxEurop

Despite active gender equality policies, in every European country men have more daily leisure time than women, while women spend more time on domestic, unpaid work.


Europeans support intra-EU mobility 

Wednesday 31 January 2018 | VoxEurop

Europeans are becoming more enthusiastic about migration within Europe, but they remain generally hostile to immigration from outside the EU.


Growing inequalities in European pension schemes 

Friday 23 February 2018 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

From the age of retirement to pension rates, the crisis of 2008 has deepened the divide between European countries.


EU Commissioner Andriukaitis: Health inequalities are economic issue  in depth

Thursday 25 January 2018 | Eric Maurice
| EUobserver

Social and geographical inequalities in Europeans' health are one of the main challenges for the EU, says health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis.


Xenophobia in European cities 

Tuesday 21 November 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

On average, xenophobia is not rising in European cities - according to Eurobarometer. But there are exceptions and noteworthy counter-trends, especially in Southern Europe


Economy recovery is increasing social justice 

Monday 27 November 2017 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

A large majority of European countries has improved poverty prevention and access to labor markets


Stagnations and wide discrepancies 

Wednesday 03 January 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Spending on social security in EU countries has seen a very slight increase since 2010, as the latest Eurostat study shows.


Femicide in Europe is a widespread issue  in depth

Tuesday 28 November 2017 | Marzia Bona
Alberto Burba
| OBC Transeuropa

Regardless of the law, cases of femicide still fill the news: this worrying subject continues to arouse the interest of the media and international institutions, including those of Europe