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Building European bridges between policy and research on social rights: update on new projects

Building European bridges between policy and research on social rights: update on new projects

As well as collecting data on families via different expert meetings (see the different meeting reports available on the website), COFACE actively builds bridges with research institutions through formal partnerships under Horizon Europe, and by advising different European research projects on work-life balance, the impact of digital transformations on children, early childhood education and care, long-term care and more. COFACE also supports academic institutions to build new research projects on social rights.

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COFACE Families Europe is looking for a Project and Advocacy Officer (4 days/week, permanent contract) on labour market discrimination

COFACE Families Europe is looking for a Project and Advocacy Officer (4 days/week, permanent contract) on labour market discrimination

The Project and Advocacy Officer will join the COFACE secretariat in Brussels from early April 2023, working closely with COFACE Director and team members. They will be in charge of coordinating the dissemination work package of Paths2Include, a three-year Horizon Europe research project.

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The Right to Decide – Ensuring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Persons with Disabilities

The Right to Decide – Ensuring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Persons with Disabilities

Sexual and reproductive health and rights belong as much to persons with disabilities as to everyone else. Yet lack of knowledge and information often create barriers to access. Women and girls with disabilities also have a clearly higher risk of facing human rights violations such as forced sterilization or denied access to contraception.

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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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KMOP’s initiative “Live Without Bullying” selected by HundrED as one of the most impactful and scalable innovations in education

KMOP’s initiative “Live Without Bullying” selected by HundrED as one of the most impactful and scalable innovations in education

The “Live Without Bullying” project, created by KMOP, organisation member of COFACE Families Europe, has been selected as one of the most impactful and scalable innovations in education in the HundrED Global Collection 2023. This international distinction comes to reward the most impactful innovations that are changing the face of education in a post-Covid world.

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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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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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