Bulgaria performs poorly in Bertelsmann Foundation’s Social Justice Index

Bulgaria performs poorly in Bertelsmann Foundation’s Social Justice Index

Bulgaria’s overall performance on the Social Justice Index continues to place it among the European Union countries most urgently in need of policy reforms, the Bertelsmann Foundation said.

With a score of 4.19, Bulgaria ranks 26th out of 28 EU countries.

On four of the six social justice dimensions in the Bertelsmann Foundation study, Bulgaria ranks among the bottom fourth of countries.

“Most troubling, the country places last both in poverty prevention as well as social cohesion and non-discrimination,” the Foundation’s report said.

With regard to children and youth, Bulgaria places 27th on this subindex with a score of 3.81…/IBNA

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