Poverty is caused by many factors, such as unemployment, low educational attainment, discrimination, or low levels of participation in community and public life. In many EU cities, poverty is also concentrated spatially and can affect entire neighbourhoods.
The sixth article in our series of articles looks at two perspectives on urban poverty: the area-based approach, and the human-based approach. It also looks at some of the most affected and vulnerable groups, such as children, migrants, and refugees.
This article also presents two partnershipsseeking to improve the quality of life in urban areas by focusing on concrete priority themes: Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees and Urban Poverty Partnerships.
Discover how urban initiatives are breaking the cycle of poverty for a more social and inclusive Europe. Have a read!