Every year, thirty thousand minor children in the Czech Republic face the divorce or separation of their parents. COFACE member organisation Women for Women (W4W) runs a service which supports separating parents and offers them a helping hand.
In December 2022, as part of its Equality package, the Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation aimed at harmonising at EU level the rules of private international law relating to parenthood. In line with the EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child, the proposal is focused on the best interests and the rights of the child.
In Eastern Europe and Central Asia, women spend 3 hours more per day on unpaid care work than men. It’s high time that men step up at home, here are 5 ways they can do so.
Rainbow families within the EU still face many problems when they attempt to exercise their free movement rights. Same-sex couples cease to exist when crossing a border, children lose their legal ties to (at least one of) their parents. More and more cases show the urgent need to change the situation.