ESA Call for Proposals: Space empowered services to support social inclusion activities anywhere on Earth

Social exclusion, or social marginalization, is the process in which individuals or groups of people (i.e. communities) are systematically blocked from or denied full access to a number of rights, opportunities and resources (e.g. education, healthcare, employment, civic engagement and democratic participation) that are normally available to members of other communities.
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Social exclusion, or social marginalization, is the process in which individuals or groups of people (i.e. communities) are systematically blocked from or denied full access to a number of rights, opportunities and resources (e.g.  education, healthcare, employment, civic engagement and democratic participation) that are normally available to members of other communities.
 
The absence of peace and security, including personal security, is likely the most important determinant of social exclusion. Other determinants include:
  • Poor education
  • Discrimination
  • Poverty
  • Lack of civil engagement
  • Lack of citizenship or residence
  • Lack of food security
 
Dateline for submission: 1 June 2018 1 PM CET
 
Source: European Space Agency
 

Illustration Photo: Cold storage facilities for potatoes in Bamyan (Afghanistan) has provided extra income for farmers allowing them to purchase solar power panels to bring light and connectivity into their homes. (credits: Asian Development Bank / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

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