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Our Gibraltar history is made up of centuries of dependence. Of others deciding for us with our passive acquiescence. Of slow but sure habits of deference to figures of authority, merited or otherwise. Of fear of those wielding power.
Posted on 19 September 2019
AOP responds to Picardo: ‘Poverty is the elephant in all our rooms’
Following a statement last week from the Chief Minister reacting to the call from anti-poverty campaign group, Action on Poverty (AOP), primarily regarding private sector pensioners’ and workers’ outstanding concerns, AOP has ‘preferred to
Posted on 16 September 2019
Action on Poverty ‘shocked’ at Chief Minister’s ‘closed mind’
In a statement today, Action on Poverty, the umbrella group comprising the Private Sector Pensioners & Workers Association, Unite the Union, and Equality Rights Group which is campaigning against the existence of poverty in Gibraltar and
Posted on 13 September 2019
THE PUBLIC MUST KNOW!
As part of questions on a 2015 live tv pre-elections debate between the two contenders at the John Mackintosh Hall, Equality Rights Group’s Chairman called on the leaders of the GSLP and the GSD to disclose who funded their campaigns and th
Posted on 12 September 2019
Politicians: who funds them? ERG calls for ‘no hidden faces’ in political funding
Equality Rights Group has issued a statement at the launch of its most recent campaign emphasizing the slogan ‘’Because it isn’t the politicians who guarantee democracy’.
Posted on 11 September 2019
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
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