Ireland, as a country marred by a long history of terrestrial terrorism, is seen by some as lacking adequate programs to both deradicalize and reintegrate. Many people in Ireland have begun to look elsewhere for inspiration, and Denmark, with its ‘Aarhus Model’, may become the basis for these new programs.
The flow of migration for persons trying to enter the European Union has changed considerably over the past three years. With over 300 recorded persons being pushed back into Serbia from EU borders in recent months this article explores the people working at the forefront.
Despite a decade of policy change, Malta has retained an absolute ban on abortion. However, the sole women’s rights NGO in the country and international pressure may be starting a conversation for change.
Estonia is the country in the EU with the highest number of people with HIV compared to population. For the past ten years, a decrease in new HIV-cases has happened, but there is still a long way to go.
The Czech movement Jsme fér collected more than 70 000 signatures for its petition about marriage equality. Now they have to discuss it in Parliament. However, it is not certain that this petition will help legalize gay marriage in Czechia.
As sex trafficking continues to grow, political forces partner with activists to develop solutions to end this epidemic. Some sex workers believe it’s at the cost of their rights to work safely and without stigma. Radical feminists believe the only solution is to completely abolish the trade.
Producing wine without any additions, more and more winemakers swear by it. Top restaurants are switching to natural wine, natural wine bars are opening and biodynamic certifier Demeter sees a strong growth in wineries willing to get certified. “It is more than a way of producing, it is a way of life,” says winemaker Ruben Parera.
Last year, the number of Nigerian asylum seekers in Germany who were rejected was seven times higher than ever before, even though it is predicted that by 2030, Germany will suffer a shortfall of three million skilled workers.
In recent years, support for the LGBTI movement in Poland has grown in resistance to the conservative Law and Justice Party’s refusal to grant equal rights. Repression of gay rights has led to increased civic engagement and progressive legislation.
On May 1, Scotland introduced new pricing regulations on alcohol, addressing alcohol-related deaths. Scottish government claims these regulations will help those living in poverty. But how will it affect the homeless, or alcoholics? What can be done to minimize harm?
A new trial initiative by the Danish Ministry of Education seeks to implement teaching etiquette and proper manners in schools.
But some parents are skeptical. Is it not to interfere with their parenting?
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The world is now suffering from an increase in mental patients. Denmark, on of the “happiest country in the world”, is also not free from this. Danish Psychiatry department is eager to have better working situation both for patients and medical staff.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Baltic countries of
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have gained independence, joined the
Euopean Union and NATO, and forged their individual European
pathways whilst maintaining close geographical and cultural links
With tensions between NATO and Russia at a post-Cold War low, what is life like for those who live their lives straddling the border between Russia and Estonia?