Do remedial education programmes aimed at students from underprivileged
groups work? This study shows that they only manage to benefit immigrant
pupils if the proportion of them in the school group does not exceed 50%.
Do municipal councils in Spain reflect the diversity of origins of the
population? We analyse access to local politics for immigrants and whether
differences exist between the different foreign groups.
What to do with young, unaccompanied refugees who at the age of 18 have
their state tutelage removed? In Belgium, they voted for a comprehensive
individualised accompaniment and support from young native people with whom
they are co-housed.
Through the training of immigrant mothers, so that they can act as
“neighbourhood mothers”, this action, carried out in Denmark, is successful
in transmitting to women from ethnic minorities their rights and
obligations in the host country.
“From refugees to citizens” is the slogan for the project of the German
city of Altena to facilitate the social integration of refugees and asylum
seekers. The distinctive trait of this experience is the leading role
played by civil society.
Despite the advances in recent decades, we are still a long way off from
achieving real gender equality. We analyse the differences in the labour
sphere and in the reconciliation of working life and family life.
Why in Spain are there growing numbers of rich but also increasing number
of poor people? This report analyses how an asymmetrical wealth
distribution model leads to a society that is advancing at two speeds.