Around seven million working Germans do not earn enough to make ends meet. Overall it is an alarming trend. Rising poverty in spite of lower unemployment.
Hip-hop has morphed from a creation in New York’s subculture of underprivileged youth into a global movement. In Germany, it has a long tradition of addressing problems drawn from immigrant youth culture.
Discrimination, marginalization, poverty: That's everyday life for many with disabilities in Africa. Activists are looking to Germany as an example.
The conservative Christian Social Union has ignited yet another debate about "poverty immigration" into Germany. The integration commissioner for the government, which includes the CSU, has condemned its proposals.
For many in Germany, the figures are shocking: Germany has a higher level of poverty than the Czech Republic - according to the latest figures released by the German Statistics Office. The consequences are far-reaching.
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