Social Welfare

Poverty relatively high in EU, Croatia's poverty rate 20%

Nino Zganec of the Croatian Anti-Poverty Network said that 20% of Croatian citizens cannot provide for their basic needs.

Croatia has 1575 caregivers who are raising 1904 foster kids

The Ministry of Social Policy and Youth Affairs has elaborated the family foster care plan for 2016-2017 with the aim of providing children deprived of appropriate parental care with foster care...

Only five ministries hire disabled workers in 2015

According to the report compiled by Ombudswoman Anka Slosnjak, of 8,530 employers subject to the obligation to hire disabled persons, some 2,500 were those in the public sector and nearly 6,000 in...