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Please mark your calendars! SDGs and Gender Equality conference is coming!

First of all let me wish you a bright and fruitful New Year. For COFACE, 2016 will be dedicated to “New policies for 21st century families”. We will be dealing with exciting topics this year such as financial inclusion, SDGs … Continue reading

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Domestic violence: How does it affect workplaces and access to work?

by Ana Pérez 25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Linking domestic violence and working life is arguably counterintuitive. An initial reaction is that violence is about people’s relationships and should not impinge on work. Arguably … Continue reading

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We are stuck on gender equality, so let’s change the game!

On the 21st October, the European Women’s Lobby organised a very interesting event in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Catherine Bearder, on advancing gender equality in business. Even though it was great to be listening to the panellists either … 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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