Society

Even where abortion is legal, access is not granted 

Thursday 24 May 2018 | Paola Tamma
| VoxEurop

In several European countries tough abortion laws are not necessary, as the lack of available gynecologists makes it almost impossible for women to access abortion.


MEPs have more to say about future of social media than Facebook CEO

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

Mark Zuckerberg had nothing new to say, while MEPs seemed determined to introduce new regulations. Those interested in the future of social media may do well to tune their antennas to Brussels rather than to Facebook headquarters.


Spaniards more optimistic than the French in their perception of the EU

Wednesday 02 May 2018 | VoxEurop

According to a latest survey, the fact that Spaniards belong to the EU is positive for 62 percent of the population, while it is positive for only 40 percent for the French. 


Carbon emissions in the EU on the rise 

Wednesday 16 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel burning increased by 1.8 percent in 2017 in the European Union, raising doubts about its ability to meet long-term targets


Why are there relatively fewer suicides in prison in the Balkans than elsewhere in Europe? 

Monday 14 May 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

The suicide rate in Balkan prisons is low compared to the rest of Europe, in part because of the different composition of the prison population.


Spaniards are now wealthier than Italians – are they?

Saturday 05 May 2018 | VoxEurop

According to the latest data published by the International Monetary Fund, by 2017 Spaniards’ per capita wealth would be higher than the Italians’.


Non-employment: an additional indicator for the labour market  in depth

Tuesday 20 March 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The unemployment rate as it is usually calculated provides an incomplete picture of the labour market situation and makes comparison between individual countries difficult. For a more accurate picture, the non-employment rate needs to be taken into account.


Young Europeans are prepared to relocate to find a job 

Thursday 26 April 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

To deal with the lack of job opportunities, many young Europeans are considering emigration as a real possibility. And the more qualified they are, the more they are willing to leave.


Annual survey of the European Observatory on Homelessness

Monday 07 May 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The European Homeless Journal has been published since 2007 by the European Observatory on Homelessness. 


How is the Europeans' quality of life?

Tuesday 06 February 2018 | VoxEurop

Eurofound, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, has published its annual report on Quality of Life.