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#Toys&DiversityOpinions
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OPINION: How inclusive toys can help to represent and raise awareness of disabilities

OPINION: How inclusive toys can help to represent and raise awareness of disabilities

Around one in 10 children and young people worldwide have a disability, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Children with disabilities are 51% more likely to feel unhappy and 41% more likely to feel discriminated against than children without disabilities. We believe that representing all children through inclusive toys is hugely powerful.

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L.I.N.K.

L.I.N.K.

The European Family Lab L.I.N.K. programme is your virtual gateway to deepen your knowledge to better support families and children in your community and connect with community like-minded people.

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#WorkLifeBalanceNews
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Key updates on the EU Work-life balance directive transposition

Key updates on the EU Work-life balance directive transposition

All EU countries had until the 2nd of August 2022 to bring into force the laws, regulations, and administrative provisions necessary to comply fully with the Work-life balance Directive. The Directive contains legal elements that acknowledge the diversity of families in the 21st century, for instance with the mention of “equivalent second parent” under the paternity leave article.

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#FamilyTeamworkCampaigns
#FamilyTeamWork – Join the movement and get the conversation started in your family about the equal sharing of caring and household tasks

#FamilyTeamWork – Join the movement and get the conversation started in your family about the equal sharing of caring and household tasks

To mark International Day of Families 2022, COFACE Families Europe launches #FamilyTeamWork, a joint campaign with Men Engage Eastern Europe & Central Asia, a UNFPA-led platform.

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#Toys&DiversityOpinions
OPINION: Transforming marketing and advertising of toys through positive portrayals of children in all their diversity

OPINION: Transforming marketing and advertising of toys through positive portrayals of children in all their diversity

The toys children play with have a powerful impact on the way they perceive the world.  Presenting positive portrayals of children in all their diversity is crucial: toy companies should take a transformative approach to ensure their toys and associating marketing are diverse.

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