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Refugees with Temporary Residency Must Be Treated the Same as Citizens for the Purpose of Social Benefits, EU Court of Justice Rules

Mr. Ayubi’s refugee status qualified him for a three-year residency permit and enabled him to apply for state assistance. Under Austrian law, Mr. Ayubi’s temporary residence status restricted him to receiving the minimum amount of benefits, and the District Administrative Authority of Linz-Land granted him the minimum basic allowance and a temporary supplemental allowance.

On 24 April, the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN), which coordinates the European Minimum Income Network, launched a bus tour across Europe to raise awareness of the importance of adequate,...

This report was submitted with respect to Article 6 of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), which obliges states to “take all appropriate measures, including legislation, to suppress all forms of traffic in women and...

This shadow report on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is a joint initiative of Austrian NGOs and individual experts complementing the Seventh and Eighth Periodic Austrian Country Report to the CEDAW Committee. The...

The responses and comments of OeAR, EDF & IDA to the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Committee in consideration of the combined 7th & 8th periodic report of Austria was jointly prepared by the European Disability Forum...