José Smits is part of the team of Inclusion Europe.
She is also the founder of Inclusion Europe’s Dutch member
Inclusie Nederland. Some time ago José was invited
to a conference in Leipzig, in Germany.
Recently José Smits, Inclusion Europe's Secretary General and founder of Inclusie Nederland, was asked to participate in a conference about early intervention in Leipzig, Germany, by the European organisation Earlyaid. She went to talk about the importance of early intervention and to warn that austerity measures has led to a decline in services being offered to families.
Save the children has published a new report titled “Child Poverty and Social Exclusion – A matter of children’s rights”. The document urges European Union (EU) institutions, member states and policy makers to place children’s rights at the centre of their agenda, by acknowledging child poverty as a deprivation of their fundamental rights.