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2010, 2021

FAFCE addresses the motherhood and parental pay gap in a public consultation on pay transparency measures

October 20th, 2021|Categories: Economy of the Family, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , |

20 October 2021, FAFCE welcomed the recent Commission’s proposal for a directive on pay transparency measures to tackle the difference of pay between men and women. FAFCE endorsed the Commission’s will to “strengthen the application of the principle of

2709, 2021

2021 State of the Union Address by the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen: a year focused on the European youth

September 27th, 2021|Categories: European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

27 September 2021, The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, addressed on the 16th of September the European Parliament to present the annual guidelines of the Commission’s working program, also known as the “State of the

1309, 2021

INVITATION | FAFCE DIALOGUE with Slovenian Minister Janez Cigler Kralj of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

September 13th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE, Latest News|Tags: , , |

Click here to register Please register before the 20th of September 2021.

2907, 2021

PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE & Fundacion Madrina Publish a Reflection Document On Family: The Missing Ingredient In Rural Revitalisation

July 29th, 2021|Categories: Press Release, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , , , |

Brussels, Madrid; 29 July 2021 Today, the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) and the Fundación Madrina published a joint reflection paper entitled “Family Associations: The Missing Ingredient in Rural  Revitalisation”. During the presentation of the document,

2807, 2021

What We Can Learn from the First World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly

July 28th, 2021|Categories: Ageing, Heroes of the Family Movement, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , |

28 July 2021 On Sunday, July 25th, Pope Francis celebrated the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, which he instituted earlier this year. This was an important milestone in the pontificate of Pope Francis, who has focused on

1307, 2021

European Union Moves Forward in its Fight Against Online Child Sexual Abuse

July 13th, 2021|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , |

The main thrust of the mechanisms outlined in the report is that the providers of “number-independent interpersonal communications services”, i.e. digital communication tools other than phones, must scan user content for online child sexual abuse material or child solicitation and remove it from their servers. T

807, 2021

The European Parliament Approves a Report on Ageing Packed with Pro-Family Measures

July 8th, 2021|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

Unpaid care work is still work...The fact that national pension schemes do not reflect it is a major cause of social exclusion and old-age poverty, especially amongst women. Until the European Union and its Member States plug this gaping hole in the EU’s social contract, the ambitious social objectives advanced in the report will be stymied.