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9 November 2021

Dear readers,

Happy November! 

We are happy to invite our Brussels-based colleagues and readers to join us at the House of Giants inauguration tomorrow or to take the opportunity to visit this immersive exhibition from 10-21st  November and let us know what you think!

Scroll down for more information about the exhibition and to catch up on the news that we have compiled for you on child health, economic principles that care for people and the planet, kinship carers, and more.

Happy reading,

Bettina
Communication Officer
COFACE Families Europe

Joint Statement: EU must legislate to end children’s exposure to unhealthy food marketing, say health, consumer, child, and family NGOs

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While childhood overweight and obesity are rampant, young people across Europe see more than four ads for sugary, fatty, and salty food on television each day. The European Union must adopt legislation to effectively protect children from the harmful impacts of the widespread insidious marketing of nutritionally poor food, says a coalition of 20 European health, medical, consumer, child, and family organisations including COFACE Families Europe. [...]
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Towards an economy which cares: COFACE Economic Principles

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Given the present social and economic situation, with the combined shocks caused by the coronavirus crisis and climate change, COFACE-Families Europe is concerned about the social and environmental sustainability of the current economic system. The recently adopted 14 Economic principles of COFACE Families Europe aim at referencing the core values and principles underlining our actions and activities in the realm of economics, supporting policies towards an economy that cares. [...]
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Right to disconnect: Exploring company practices

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Digital technologies have made it possible for many workers to carry out their work at any time and anywhere, with consequent advantages and disadvantages. A report by Eurofound analysed case studies that chart the implementation and impact of the right to disconnect at workplace level. [...]
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An annual survey exploring the realities of kinship carers across England and Wales 

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Kinship’s State of the Nation Survey is an annual survey that explores what life is like for kinship carers in England and Wales. It enables the charity and wider sector to identify and respond to emerging issues, and to track issues over time. [...]
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Discover the world through the eyes of a child at the House of Giants
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Have you ever wondered how the world must look like for children? Join us in Brussels at the House of Giants on the 10th of November to get an idea and experience everything from the perspective of a child!
COFACE is supporting the Brussels opening of this immersive exhibition by Ligue des Familles. [...]

  
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COFACE Families Europe has been involved for 60 years in building a strong social, inclusive and family-friendly Europe. It brings forward the voice of millions of families (all types, without discrimination), gathering 58 organisations from all over Europe. COFACE Families Europe advocates for strong social policies that take into consideration family needs and guarantee equal opportunities for all families. More: www.coface-eu.org

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Director: Elizabeth Gosme: lgosme@coface-eu.org Editor: Bettina Guigui
bguigui@coface-eu.org

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This newsletter has received financial support from the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" (2014-2020).

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