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A Citizen’s Debate by APF France Handicap: Proposals for social protection to meet the challenges of tomorrow

A Citizen’s Debate by APF France Handicap: Proposals for social protection to meet the challenges of tomorrow

Last October, APF France handicap has launched a Citizens’ Debate on social protection. Through this initiative, the association wanted to experiment with a new form of democracy based on deliberation. They have recently published the result of this work in a citizen's opinion entitled "Social protection and solidarity: what social model for tomorrow?".

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OECD Report on Evolving Families in Spain

OECD Report on Evolving Families in Spain

Spanish society values families and family life highly, but the way that families look and live has been changing drastically over the past decades. From being one of the countries with the highest fertility rates in Europe, Spain now has the lowest rate in the region and the legalisation of divorce and social acceptance of co-habitation has led to a decline in the traditional nuclear family model.

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It’s time for the digital generation to actively shape the digital era: a call for child participation from an ‘almost’ digital native

It’s time for the digital generation to actively shape the digital era: a call for child participation from an ‘almost’ digital native

As adults, we can feel pretty sure that we know what children need and want. The problem is that we are often wrong. In the DigiGen project focusing on the impact of technological transformation on children and young people, we engaged in research with children and families across Europe.

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Combining innovative methodological tools to approach digital transformations in leisure among children and young people

Combining innovative methodological tools to approach digital transformations in leisure among children and young people

There is a lot of discussion in the common discourse revolving around fears that digital technologies are harming children’s wellbeing. Digigen’s latest working paper presents an innovative multimodal approach to investigating how digital transformation affects children and young people’s free time.

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