TAG : inequality

A Sick Difference – About the Unhealthy Homelessness

In DR1’s documentary series on inequality within health, the focus is on the difference in the health of the rich and the poor,  as we have already reported,  we know a lot about the special conditions of the socially vulnerable people, who are also...

A Sick Difference – What to Do about the Inequality?

Presently, DR runs a series of documentaries about social inequality within health, showing the ever larger difference between rich and poor in Denmark. The poor people gets more ill and see their GP more than the rich people. The gulf between those who...

Thoughts of a Street-based Worker

“In Denmark you choose being homeless” That is the view of many Danish people and is also what I often hear in my work on the streets. Self-imposed homelessness, neglect, substance abuse and mental issues are most people's answer to questions of...

Are the Danish People Changing their View on Homelessness?

Late 2015, Rådet for Socialt Udsatte (Council of Socially Vulnerable People) published a survey of the Danish people's view of socially vulnerable people. The survey was carried out by the consultancy company Epinion on the basis of asking 1,013...

Warning

Warning - Social Security Cap and Homelessness The new social security cap has been carried by a majority of the Danish parliament and thus it has deliberately been decided that more people will become poor. Most homeless people will not be...

Preben Brandt´s page: ’Poverty homelessness'

Through the past decades, it has constantly been the residing Minister for Employment who has been in charge of the part of the social policy, which has included social benefits. Therefore it has been stated over and over again that working should pay off.

Thoughts subsequent to reading the SFI report 15:41, December 2015: ”Family Background and Social Marginalisation in Denmark”.

By Preben Brandt, January 2016 Not for a second you should doubt that it is important knowing the entire life story of a human being in order to understands its circumstances of living. Therefore, the research forming the background of this SFI...

Social Health Inequality – How Hard Can It Be?

November 30 and December 1, 2015, projekt UDENFOR participated in the Nordic conference  ’Social Inequality within Health - From Knowledge to Action'. The conference that was held at the UN City of Copenhagen, focused on how to implement initiatives...

What do we say when we want to meet eyes to eyes with the homeless people?

Until our forthcoming seminar at Bremen Theatre on 30 October ” The darkest hour is just before the dawn - will there be light” we will be running a series of interviews with the members of the panel. This week featuring Anette Laigaard, Social Director of the Municipality of Copenhagen:

Let us just stop, before we fight the homeless in our zest to fight homelessness

Conference to Pave the Way for Knowledge on Migration

The worldwide organisation PICUM whose field of work is migration has invited projekt UDENFOR to participate in and give a presentation at a conference on homeless migrants in Europe Friday, 28th June