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EU and other partners

EU-funded research projects

The European Union has funded a range of projects with a research focus on family and child-related issues in Europe. They were funded under the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh (FP7, 2007 - 2013) Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development and have produced a range of relevant outputs.

Demography & Fertility

Projects dealing with significant demographic and societal changes impacting the living situation of children and families.

Children and Young People

Projects focussing on child well-being and young people in the context of social change, including parenting and childcare, vulnerable children and the transition to adulthood.

Work-related Family Issues

Projects focussing on work-life balance in families and for working women, as well as fostering family-friendly workplaces, engaging fathers and promoting the financial well-being of families.

Other EU-related family and child policy activities


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