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Refugees must have a right to family reunification!

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[28. 4. 2017] The General Assembly of AGF appeals to the German Bundestag to take care of the unity of the family also for refugees.  Regarding its plenary session, at which such a proposal of the opposition parties was said to be discussed, the family organisations of AGF called for a rollback of the given limits for family reunification for people having only a subsidiary status.

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EuropaNews April 2017

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[27. 4. 2017] On April 26th, the European Comission has issued its long-awaited Reconciliation Package. Read about this and other news from the European level in our latest issue of AGF EuropaNews. It also provides you with links to reports and studies as well as interesting upcoming events. Unfortunately, AGF EuropaNews is only available in German.

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EuropaNews March 2017

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[31. 3. 2017] Today, the March 2017 issue of AGF EuropaNews was published. As usual, it provides you with news about the most important developments concerning family policy at the European level and from the European states. You will also find links to reports and studies as well as interesting upcoming events. Unfortunately, EuropaNews is only available in German.

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Reform of maternity law

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[30. 3. 2017] The German parliament (Bundestag) has adopted the reform of the national maternity law. The revised maternity law now includes students and self-employed women and also aims to give more decision options to the pregnant and nursing women instead of a general employment ban. On this occasion, AGF recalls its statement on the initial draft law. The statement makes a differentiated approach on the challenge to balance the freedom of the pregnant and nursing women on one side and potential pressure that companies might put on these women.

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Joint declaration on quality standards in daycare facilities for children

Joint declaration on quality standards for child care facilities

[28. 3. 2017] On occasion of the 2017 German Child and Youth Welfare Congress 27 welfare, children rights, social and familiy organisations as well as trade unions jointly call for mandatory, nationwide consistent and scientificly sound standards in child care facilities. The organisations welcome the results that have been made by the state and federal states and assume, that even in this legislative period mandatory measures will be compiled, which take up on the existing processes in the federal states. The aim is to ensure a high quality in child care facilities all over Germany in foreseeable future.

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EuropaNews February 2017

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[28. 2. 2017] Today, the February 2017 issue of AGF EuropaNews was published. As usual, you will find the most important developments
concerning family policy at the European level and from the European states. It also provides you with links to reports and studies as well as interesting upcoming events. Unfortunately, AGF EuropaNews is only available in German.

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