Convention of national delegates of the Italian large families associacion ANFN

Under the motto ‘PARTICIPATION AND RENOVATION’, from 29 September to 1 October 2023 the convention of delegates of the national association of large families ANFN will be held in Nocera Umbra, in the province of Perugia. More than 100 families who in various capacities collaborate in the management of the association, both locally and nationally, … Read more

Guaranteeing access to services for children in the EU

Promoting social cohesion and convergence Author(s):  Molinuevo, Daniel; Consolini, Michele Key findings Abstract The European Child Guarantee was established in 2021 to ensure that children in need have access to a set of key services. This policy brief analyses trends and disparities in children’s access to early childhood education and care, education, healthcare, nutrition and housing. … Read more

Benefits of later school entry for kids spill over to younger siblings

By Having a high-achieving older sibling helps children, especially those from socioeconomically disadvantaged families, succeed academically, according to a new Yale-led study. Using data from North Carolina public schools, a team led by Yale sociologist Emma Zang found that children whose birthdays fall shortly after the state’s cutoff date for starting kindergarten — and … Read more

President of ELFAC talked in Athens in the presentation of a book gathering good practices from Greek family-friendly municipalities

The book on family-friendly municipalities in Greece has been published by ASPE, the Greek association of large families. ELFAC president Regina Maroncelli talked about demographic challenges and solutions to tackle depopulation and the brain drain. The conference organised by the ASPE took place last May 27 under the title” Planning & Implementation Municipal Support Measures for Families … Read more

Estonia: Awards for children and for family-friendly restaurants, and record of signatures for a statement to the Parliament

Family Friendly Dining Awards The Estonian Association of Large Families has once again selected family-friendly dining establishments for the third consecutive year. This year, a total of 62 food places across Estonia were evaluated, and 48 of them received recognition from families, including five deserving the gold label. During the campaign, two families visited each food place … Read more

In Ascoli Piceno the 6th Convention of the Italian Network

The sixth Convention of the Network Family in Italy entitled “Municipal policies for the well-being of the family” was held in Ascoli Piceno. Guests Rossella Rega, Director of the government’s family department, Diodato Pirone, journalist of Il Messaggero, author of an interesting book that analyzes the theme of demographics in Italy. The administrators of Ascoli, … Read more

Estonia: Kalam family of 6 from Tartu County winners of the Large Family of the Year 2023 and a 10,000-euro scholarship

The winner was announced and the award was presented on Saturday, 6th May at the Large Family Day in Tallinn Zoo, organized by the Estonian Large Families Association, where more than 1,000 participants from all over Estonia gathered together.  A total of 85 families with four or more children from all over Estonia applied for the … Read more