Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
The biblical work ethics clashes with a system that, according to the International Labour Organization, “experiences a lack of material well-being, economic security, equal opportunities or scope for human development”.
It is urgent to reflect on the issues and challenges of childhood, both as a society and as local churches.
Unemployment in the EU regions ranged from 2% to 31%. Greece and Spain are still struggling. According to the Bible, “all work is worthy and full of meaning”, Jaume Llenas, General Secretary of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance, says.
Experts in migration Anita Delhaas and Noemi Mena have founded “a platform which helps refugees through building networks, education and employment opportunities.”
According to Eurostat, the highest average gross hourly earnings were recorded in Denmark followed by Ireland. The lowest, in Bulgaria and Romania.
According to the OECD, only 66% of women are employed worldwide, compared to 80% of men. The report also analysed the educational attainment and its impact on the labour market.