European Federation of Parents and Carers at Home FEFAF

FEFAF

The European Federation of Parents and Carers at Home | Fédération Européenne des femmes Actives en Familles (FEFAF):

  • represents European at-home Parents and Carers at European Union level and at the UN
  • informs them of their economic, social, juridical and political rights
  • contributes to an exchange of information between its members
  • is pluralist, non-party political and non-sectarian
  • works with European, African, Asian, North and South American NGOs
  • is a member of the European Platform of European Social NGOs and the European Women’s Lobby

FEFAF requests from National Governments, Decision-making Bodies of the European Union, and the UN:

  • The recognition of the human, social and economic value of “family-based work” - of attention, care and education - carried out at home toward a dependent relative: CARE
  • for those who carry out this unremunerated CARE: a social statute of their own; to confer on them dignity and citizenship based on human and economic values; to ensure them of social rights ( not linked to a statute of remunerated work) whilst upholding established rights; to reduce the risk of poverty and precariousness to which they are exposed.
  • a family policy guaranteeing the rights of families and children, taking into account the needs and lifecycles of parents and children
  • collecting data in national and European statistics on At Home Women/Men, “carers”, and the needs of families and of each of their members
  • the possibility of a true civil dialogue by giving European NGOs adequate legal and financial means

Contact

Avenue Père Damien, 76
B - 1150 Brussels
Tel: +32 2 771 23 34
Fax: +32 2 771 23 34
Email: info@fefaf.be
Website: www.fefaf.be

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