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COFACE’s mission is to contribute to better policy making at EU level to make a positive change in the lives of the millions of families living in Europe. To this end, our advocacy is organised in three areas of action:

Mainstreaming: Providing a voice for families in the EU political arena to mainstream the family perspective as far as possible. EU politics cannot disregard this fundamental part of the nature of being human.
Linking up: We strive to strengthen EU social and employment policies, ensuring links between local grassroots organisations, national family policies, and EU realities. We also facilitate links across EU countries, driving innovation through transnational exchanges.
Monitoring: We monitor the positive and negative impacts of EU policies and legislation beyond the social/family policy fields (see other policy fields on the website)


Call To Action

Call to Action

MEDIA RELEASE on the launch of Call to Action and #AllFamiliesSpeakOut campaign Our Call to Action includes the 10 principles which function as a compass to guide your vote: Call to Action in Czech Call to Action in Dutch Call…

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Wake Up: It’s Time! (FR)

Wake up: It’s time! (FR)

Bruxelles, le 8 mars 2019, COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE – Journée Internationale de la Femme 2019 #itstime #disability #genderequality #IWD2019 #intersectionality Selon l'ONU, les jeunes femmes handicapées seraient soumises à un risque de violence 10 fois plus élevé par rapport aux…

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Wake Up: It’s Time! (EN)

Wake up: It’s time! (EN)

Brussels, 8th March 2019, MEDIA RELEASE on International Women’s Day 2019 #itstime #disability #genderequality #IWD2019 #intersectionality According to the United Nations, girls and young women with disabilities are up to 10 times more likely to experience gender-based violence than those…

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