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POVERTY IN THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA – Infographic

POVERTY IN THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA – Infographic

Social inclusion is defined as a process which ensures that those at risk of poverty and social exclusion gain the opportunities and resources necessary to participate fully in economic, social and cultural life and to enjoy a standard of living and well-being that is considered normal in the society in which they live. Social inclusion ensures greater citizen participation in decision-making which affects their lives and access to their fundamental rights.

Among EU Member States, social exclusion is defined as a process whereby certain individuals are pushed to the edge of society and prevented from participating in social relations and developments to the full extent of their capacity, by virtue of their poverty, or lack of basic competencies and lifelong learning opportunities, or as a result of discrimination. Individuals and/or population groups are thus distanced from job, income and education and training opportunities and hindered from joining and participating in social and community networks and activities. Excluded individuals and/or groups have little and inadequate access to institutions, authorities and decision-making processes.

Poverty is defined as a multidimensional phenomenon which, in addition to an income insufficient to meet the basic needs of life, also entails the inability to find employment, inadequate housing conditions and inadequate access to social protection, health care, education and utility services. Other key aspects of poverty include inability to exercise the right to a healthy environment and natural assets, in particular clean water and air.

 

For more information on poverty and concepts of measuring poverty and social exclusion visit following pages:

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Documents

National Employment Action Plan for 2020
January, 2020 arrow right pdf [566 KB]
Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit of the Government of the Republic of Serbia – 10 Years
December, 2019 arrow right pdf [1 MB]
Report on Digital Inclusion in the Republic of Serbia for the Period 2014–2018
July, 2019 arrow right pdf [657 KB]
Third National Report on Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction in the Republic of Serbia for the Period 2014–2017
February, 2019 arrow right pdf [5 MB]
National Employment Action Plan for the Year 2019
February, 2019 arrow right pdf [732 KB]
Gender Equality Index for the Republic of Serbia
December, 2018 arrow right pdf [7 MB]
Assessment of Absolute Poverty in Serbia in 2017
October, 2018 arrow right pdf [226 KB]
Periodic evaluation of the local youth employment initiative programmes
October, 2018 arrow right pdf [486 KB]