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Women, Senior Citizens, Family, Youth

08.02.2018 - Article

Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

The unit for family affairs, senior citizens, women and youth policy is primarily concerned with: 

Family Affairs

- Reconciliation of work, family and care / Work-life-balance

- European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC)

- Child poverty

Senior Cititzens´ Policy

- Demographic change

- Active ageing (Actice Ageing Index)

Equality Policy

- Women on company boards

- Equal pay

- EU gender equality strategy

- Protection of women against violence

- Women and poverty

- Anti-discrimination

- LGBTIQ equality

 Child and Youth Policy

- Youth work

- European Youth Strategy

- Structured Dialogue

- Programme “Erasmus+ Jugend in Aktion”

- European Solidarity Corps

- Children's rights

 Engagement Policy / Strengthening Democracy

- Civil society

- Volunteer services

- Programme “Europe for Citizens”

- Strengthening democracy

- Prevention of radicalisation

Welfare and Social Innovation

- Social services of general interest

- Social entrepreneurship and social Innovation


Head of Division is Ralf-René Weingärtner.

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