Tag Archives: gender equality

Calling for measures for improving working time arrangements

by Ana Pérez Today’s increased number of women on the labour market means a different working-life trajectory, departing from the male single breadwinner model. Women face multiple challenges throughout their working life, from caring for small children, to caring for … Continue reading

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Every employer can do something to positively impact on the wellbeing of their employee carers and parents | #EEFWLB

Employers’ Forum for Work Life Balance Final Report, 8-9 September, Helsinki Working conditions and working time arrangements are a primary preoccupation for the majority of families, as well as the place of work and commuting have a great impact on … Continue reading

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8-9 September, The European Employers’ Forum for Work-Life Balance, Helsinki

With the support of the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and the European Commission Väestöliitto, the Family Federation of Finland and COFACE, the Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union are organizing the European Employers’ Forum for … Continue reading

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‘Families in the Crisis’ conference in Athens

29 April, “Families in the Crisis – Finding work-life balance in difficult economic context” conference. Next week we are in Athens, to bring key European policy makers, researchers, family organisations and other stakeholders together to take stock on how the … Continue reading

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Work-life balance: a shared responsibility conference

Fairer and more flexible work contracts, easier access to career breaks and a holistic approach are the main recommendations made by Europe’s local and regional authorities. The conference ‘Work-life balance: a shared responsibility’ organised by The Committee of the Regions … Continue reading

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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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Obama calls gender pay gap an ’embarrassment’

In his State of the Union speech last Tuesday, President Obama urged the country to come together for gender equality in the workplace. He stressed that women still make 77 cents for every dollar that a man makes. He made … Continue reading

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“La Femme Shiva”

Notre campagne pour faire de 2014 l’Année européenne de la Conciliation de la vie professionnelle et la vie familiale apparaît dans le dernier numéro du magazine Elle Belgique. L’article s’intitule “La Femme Shiva”  page1  page2 . La femme Shiva … a … Continue reading

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