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The suicide rate among people in pretrial custody is double that of convicted prisoners

By , , , , , |May 17th, 2022|Tags: , , |

In Europe there were 17.5 suicides per 10,000 people in pretrial detention in 2021, while the proportion was 8.54 deaths in the rest of the prison population.

Is the EU’s asylum system ready to welcome Ukrainian refugees?

By , , , , |April 4th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Ukrainian refugees now enter the EU under the aegis of the ultra-fast special protection system, but regular reception centres across the Union are piling up hundreds of thousands of applications and rejecting many. EU members states' asylum systems average more than 15 months of delay. 

The postcode lottery of publicly-funded assisted reproduction in Spain

By , , , , , |November 29th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Many autonomous communities are not providing the bare minimum of provision in Spain’s health service and are using stripped back services, age limits and imposing fees in order to avoid providing the service.

Spain, Czechia, Denmark and Belgium are the meccas of reproductive tourism

By , , , |November 10th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Barriers in many European countries push thousands of people abroad to access assisted reproductive technology techniques. In some cases, they take out huge loans to pay for the treatments.

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