According to transgender sex worker Lilith Staalesen, the current prostitution policies in Norway neglect sex worker rights and facilitate unsafe working environments. Nearly 10 years since the criminalisation of purchasing sexual services, sex workers are still fighting for standardised labour working regulations to ensure their safety.
Twenty-three years ago peace between the former Yugoslav republics was “officially established” by the Dayton Agreement, however, the reconciliation between the countries has been still in making. Such a significant field as education is still left behind the “more important” topics in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The project touches two examples of division in education – different content of history textbooks and phenomenon “two schools under one roof”. In the last section you will get interactive “history lesson” about the Siege of Sarajevo and about the most important events during 20th century in Western Balkans territory.
As of January 1st 2018, Denmark begun a four-year trial legalizing the cultivation and use of medicinal cannabis. Cannabis Conversation examines Denmark’s quest for dominance in the European cannabis industry, and highlights Danish patients’ stigma and struggles for acceptance.
Italy has been in a political cage-match with Brussels for the past weeks and the ripples of EU-distrust in the Italian coalition-government has brought on a political exhaustion in Italy – but it is not only limited to the populists. And it’s not over.
The Baltic Cod has been drastically declining in numbers due to overfishing throughout the years, however ocean conservation groups are now pressuring EU ministers to tighten fishing quotas in hopes of rehabilitating the cod.
By Emil Rosborg and Jeppe Mikkelsen The volcano island in the North Atlantic was saved by a huge climb in tourism growth during the financial crisis. Now the tourism is losing its stamina, and that means downsizing in the most important industry in the country.
Signing a tobacco-banning treaty called FCTC in 2005, European Union has regulated second-hand smoking at public places by making the related laws. Denmark also has joined to tobacco-banning stream from 2007, however, there are still many people are exposed to second-hand smoke.
In November the United Nations started an investigation into extreme poverty in one of the richest countries of the world: the United Kingdom. 14 million people – a fifth of the UK population – live in poverty. The ones suffering the most are homeless and rough sleepers.
With some of the strictest laws in Europe, Poland has created a country that provides women with barely any rights to legal abortions. But with the recent wave of women’s movements, more Polish women are standing up to this oppression.
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In 2018 Denmark stopped accepting UN Quota refugees to focus on the integration of existing refugees. However, a recent finance act for 2019 states otherwise. Van Damme a refugee hoping to gain asylum in Denmark shares his uncertainty and how he finds his refuge in civil response programs like DFUNK.
The Danish government leaves the door open for another prolongation of controls at the German border. The Ministry of Immigration and Integration could not declare, “whether or not the internal border control will be prolonged after May 2019”. Denmark re-introduced the checks during the refugee crisis in January 2016.
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?
Read more about it on http://educationvsparenting.mediajungle.dk/
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.