A welfare report says nearly 16 percent of the German population is at risk of poverty. A single parent with one child earning less than 1,225 euros per month is considered poor. DW met up with a family in Berlin struggling to make ends meet.
No family at the graveside, no friends, no colleagues: in Germany, increasing numbers of people are being buried in public health funerals. The reasons go beyond demographics.
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
The 18-meter-high tree was built to highlight child poverty and the value of volunteer work. The previous record holder was a mere 12 meters high.
Unemployment is at a historic low in Germany, but millions of people aren't earning enough to pay their bills or adequately heat their homes. The latest EU figures show poverty poses a greater risk to women.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version