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Action on Poverty meeting Government and GSD
Anti-Poverty umbrella group, Action on Poverty, has met with the Chief Minister, following calls for the Social Security system to be reformed “and brought up to date,” Spokesman Felix Alvarez stated. “We are also talking directly with the GSD.
Posted on 25 June 2019
ERG highlights poverty at its 6th Independent Civil Society event
‘Over the past 6 years, the Independent Civil Society event has been growing and developing. This year the event is celebrated on 13th June at the Garrison Library, with pre-event catering in the gardens from 10.
Posted on 12 June 2019
‘Action on Poverty’ says the disadvantaged mustn’t be ignored anymore!
‘Social Security for too many people is, in fact, social in-security. It’s a system that is too inadequate, too secretive, and too complicated for people to understand. This can’t go on,’ says umbrella group ‘Action on Poverty’.
Posted on 4 June 2019
Who’s fit to govern Gibraltar?
Sweet & Sour Poll 2019 It’s simple. Won’t take a min! Closing deadline: 12 Noon, Sunday 9th June 2019 Results announced at the Independent Civil Society event held at the Garrison Library on Thursday, 13 June 2019 starting 10.15am.
Posted on 18 May 2019
‘Social Security system is inadequate and out of date’, says Anti-Poverty coalition.
‘We say it unequivocally: there is poverty in Gibraltar. And there are too many affected by income levels which, under recognised formulas, qualify as being below relative poverty guidelines.
Posted on 1 May 2019
Social insecurity: a reality – Opinion Felix Alvarez
Published in the Gibraltar Chronicle 9 April 2019 Almost a month ago, a campaign by the name of ‘Action on Poverty’ was launched with a prominent ad in this very newspaper.
Posted on 9 April 2019
Abortion an issue of self-determination says ERG-Unite Campaign
‘Gibraltar needs to be consistent: it cannot demand self-determination for itself internationally, while refusing that same self-determination domestically to its women citizens,’ was one of the messages Felix Alvarez, representing the ERG-Un
Posted on 24 March 2019
ERG/Unite Campaign rejects proposals, goes international
In a joint communique today by the ERG/Unite Pro-Choice Campaign, Gillian Birkett, Regional Officer for the Union, and Felix Alvarez, Chair of Equality Rights Group, have unambiguously rejected Government’s Command Paper proposals on abortion, an
Posted on 27 November 2018
ERG/Unite Pro-Choice responds to Government’s Command Paper on abortion
If you want to read the Unite/ERG joint Campaign response to Government’s proposals on women’s reproductive rights without further ado, just click here. However, if you want a short taster first, see below.
Posted on 22 November 2018
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