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How we present the EuroPride programme

Apr 14, 2014 10:39 BST Oslo Pride Oslo Pride unveils how the EuroPride programme will be presented.

Follow the debate: Citizen action for better family policies #FamiliesVOTE2014

Mar 27, 2014 14:30 GMT Eurofound What can the European Union do for families in terms of improved well-being, work-life balance and care? The countdown is ON for the #FamiliesVOTE2014 debate 13:00 - 15:00 CET on 28 March, aimed at helping families make the choice for the 2014 European Parliament elections #EP2014..

2014: Citizen Action for better family policies #FamiliesVOTE2014 debate

Mar 18, 2014 10:45 GMT Eurofound The economic crisis has hit EU countries hard, and the unemployment rate of women and young people have risen to unprecedented levels. This puts a lot of pressure on families, and the EU as a whole. What can be done to ensure young people have either a job, or an internship or a place in education or training? Join the debate on what the EU can and will do for families’ wellbeing on 28 March.

Bullied workers report significantly higher levels of work-related ill-health

Feb 04, 2014 10:45 GMT Eurofound Workplace violence is a social phenomenon of a certain magnitude. Overall, approximately 6% of European workers report having experienced some form of workplace violence, either physical or psychological, in the past 12 months. Eurofound has charted and monitored workplace violence since 1995, and its latest Foundation Findings show big differences between countries and sectors.

Quality of life trends in Europe over the past decade

Jan 27, 2014 17:11 GMT Eurofound Overall subjective well-being has remained stable, but happiness and work-life balance levels have declined, and more people are having trouble making ends meet. This report explores patterns of change in the quality of life in Europe over the last decade, focusing on aspects of everyday life, economic factors, and on issues relevant to public policy, using Eurofound's multidimensional approach.

Understanding Europe’s wage-setting mechanisms

Jan 20, 2014 14:05 GMT Eurofound While arrangements for wage setting remain the competence of the social partners in line with national industrial relations practices, increasingly they are becoming part of a coordinated approach to macroeconomic policies in the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). Eurofound publishes a unique database on collective wage bargaining levels and outcomes in all EU Member States over the past decade.

2012 Because I Am A Girl Walk

Mar 19, 2012 14:58 GMT Plan UK Hundreds of London schoolgirls are taking part in the ‘2012 Because I Am A Girl Walk’ from the London Olympic Games site to Westminster on 28th March 2012 .

World's biggest children's birthday party marks Plan's 75th anniversary

Mar 19, 2012 14:53 GMT Plan UK On 20th March Plan is celebrating 75 years of commitment to children with the ‘World’s Biggest Children’s Birthday Party’.

Divine Mercy Genaral Hospital Treats its First Patients with Ariba Charity

Feb 21, 2012 11:09 GMT Ariba Charity The Divine Mercy General Hospital in Uganda has finally opened its doors and has started treating its first patients. Thanks to the generosity of the friends of Ariba, together with Tim Beacon from Medical Aid International CIC UK, a container full of medical equipment arrived in Uganda last month.

Only girls allowed

Feb 20, 2012 09:55 GMT Plan UK Plan UK’s campaign, which highlights the plight of the world’s poorest girls, launches a groundbreaking interactive ad on a bus stop in Oxford Street on February 22.