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Message from COFACE and COFACE-Disability on the occasion of International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to take stock of the progress achieved, call for changes and celebrate the acts of courage and determination of ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their country and their … Continue reading

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Anti-stress week in Wallonia, Belgium

Every year in October the Ministry of Health, Social action and Equal opportunities organises together with the many NGOs, social services, social enterprises a week of awareness raising about the different dimensions and elements of our very hectic lifestyles, what … Continue reading

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Reconciling Work and Care responsibilities | 26 June: Save the date!

Reconciling Work and Care responsibilities: a challenge for family carers in Europe Work-family balance policies are fundamental for families and for society as a whole. Reconciliation policies are, indeed, fundamental tools to enhance gender equality and women employment, but also … Continue reading

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Family carers and the labour market: another role for EU2020

According to estimates, currently 80 million Europeans are living with a disability, which roughly accounts to 15% of the total EU population. 1 in 4 Europeans has someone in their family living with a disability. This also means, that many … Continue reading

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