Position papers
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These are papers built through consultation of COFACE members, with recommendations for action at national and EU level.

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Families on the Edge: The EU urgently needs to address the work-life balance needs of women and men

Families on the Edge: The EU urgently needs to address the work-life balance needs of women and men

Girls outperform boys in school but they are under-represented where big decisions are taken. Women earn 16% less than men on average in the EU and when they get older, their pension is 39% lower than men’s. We all keep repeating this every year but the situation...

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