Gender inequalities are at the heart of the care economy, directly linked to women’s position on the frontline of unpaid and low-paid work in the globalised care economy. The European Commission published a study exploring the EU care economy, the gendered nature of care work and its continued reliance on unpaid or low-paid work of women.
Chantal Bruno, the COFACE Disability co-president, was interviewed by the CFHE (Conseil Français des Personnes Handicapées pour les affaires Européennes et internationales) to discuss our work for the rights of children and young people with disabilities in Europe.
On the first anniversary of the EU’s Child Rights Strategy, COFACE alongside 13 organisations calls to put child rights at the heart of EU policies and apply the Strategy responding to the crisis in Ukraine to support all children and their families.
Violence against women and domestic violence are pervasive throughout the EU and are estimated to affect 1 in 3 women in the EU. On International Day of Women’s Rights, March 8th 2022, the European Commission presented EU-wide rules to combat violence against women and domestic violence.
Poverty and Mindset : How can poverty and exclusion over generations affect aspirations, hope and decisions and how to address it
The European Commission published a report examining how long-term poverty and social exclusion may affect how people consider themselves and their future, and how they act in relation to it.