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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.

607, 2021

Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly calls for supporting parents in the prevention of child poverty and the post-pandemic socio-economic crisis

July 6th, 2021|Categories: Council of Europe, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

6 July 2021, On the 22nd of June 2021, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted two Reports and Resolutions at the Summer Session, focusing on the socio-economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. A Resolution on

207, 2021

European Commission Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas Focuses on Social Challenges

July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , |

5 July 2021 On June 30th, 2021, the European Commission published its long-awaited Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas, which outlines the Commission’s strategy for developing Europe’s rural regions. The document—formally a communication to the European Parliament, the Council of

2506, 2021

The EU Slovenian Presidency will “address the negative demographic trends in the EU”

June 25th, 2021|Categories: European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

25 June 2021, The EU's Slovenian Presidency will start on the 1st of July 2021 and will continue until the end of 2021. Slovenia is taking over the Council of the EU after Portugal, which took over from Germany.

2306, 2021

Matic Report: let’s respect subsidiarity and stay focused on the future

June 23rd, 2021|Categories: FAFCE, Press Release|

Statement of Vincenzo Bassi, President of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) Brussels, 23 June 2021 "Once again the Women's Rights Commission of the European Parliament proposes a document which, although legally non-binding, presents a series

1006, 2021

The “sexual and reproductive health and rights” of women discussed at the European Parliament

June 10th, 2021|Categories: Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , |

10 June 2021 Are the EU policy-makers really interested in the health of women? The Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) Committee of the European Parliament adopted on the 11th of May 2021 a Report on the situation of