There is enough for everybody – it’s about sharing! Social workers’ engagement in fighting poverty
Today, 17th of October, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the International Federation of Social Workers – Europe (IFSW Europe) would like to thank social workers for their efforts in fighting poverty and reduce the impact of austerity measures on people’s lives.
Regardless of whether these austerity measures were actually justified, the consequences for social work are disastrous:
- Drastic financial cuts in social services
- Restrictions and closures of many support measures
- Violation of the rights of people to appropriate assistance
To read the whole text click here 2017 Press Release Day Eradication of Poverty.