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The vast majority of member states have immunization rates below recommended WHO levels. Religion could be playing a decisive role.
One in five children in the world still live in extreme poverty.
The Africapolis database is the first to map urbanization dynamics in Africa based on data available for 7,500 cities.
European healthcare systems are increasingly dealing with new bacteria which resist traditional antibiotics. The situation threatens quality standards and budgets across Europe.
Attitudes towards Muslims appear to be particularly negative in the Baltic and the Visegrád countries. Crucially, the very same countries have the lowest estimated Muslim population in Europe.
An interactive map and a fact-checking analysis highlight the geography of violent acts against protesters in France since November 2018.
Since the turn of the century, the Old Continent stands out as the only macro-region experiencing declining numbers in its prison population. However, positive developments in Russia are key in explaining the trend. The EU benefits from the positive dynamics in Eastern and Central Europe. Recent data for Italy are worrisome.
In Europe, sexist stereotypes hinder the deployment of effective tools to combat gender-based violence. In 2018 the ratification of the Istanbul Convention was rejected by Bulgaria and Slovakia. But even where the Convention has been ratified, its application is slow to advance.
Each year thousands of Europeans go abroad to undergo fertility treatment. A two-month investigation analyses what is known and what remains to be discovered about this largely hidden phenomenon.
The report "Settling In 2018" analyses the integration policies of OECD and European Union countries since the 2008 crisis.