What we do
Improve and defend the interests of families
In the European Confederation of Large Families we exercise the institutional representation of these families, defending and improving their interests, both in the public and in the private sphere.
Influence on public policies
In the public sphere, we monitor legislative initiatives, trying to influence and participate in them, and ensure compliance and application of existing benefits and rights.
Activities and events for families
We participate in the organization of activities and events for large families.
Inform and advise families
We inform and advise families about their rights and the benefits that correspond to them, either directly or through our Associations throughout Europe.
The right to have the children you want in your chosen family project.
Non-discrimination because of the number of children.
Equal opportunities for members of large families with respect to the rest of the citizens.
The recognition of the contribution of families with more children to the progress of society and the right to receive a solidarity compensation of the costs of having and raising children.
The progressive harmonization of the percentage of GDP destined to families with children in the countries of the European Union.
Priority of prevention policies strengthening the functions of the family; promoting family cohesion and stability; providing information, education, training and guidance to parents and mothers.
Our demands for the new European Parliament and Comission 2019
Modification of the VAT regulation to allow European countries to reduce the VAT for diapers and basic goods for children (now, they are taxed by European Union with the highest rate of VAT).
Recognition of the unpaid work in the household (invisible work) considering this time as a contribution for the social security (pensions) or receiving a salary from the State for this type of work. In order to calculate the national GDP to take in account the value of the household work (as already is done, for example, with the value of gambling or prostitution).
To allow large families with more than nine members to drive a van or mini bus for the family without the need to get a new driving license as professional driver as it happens now.
To not discriminate large families by reason of number of children in the tariff of basic consumptions (water, electricity, etc.)
Recognition of the European Large Family Card to facilitate the mobility of large families and their access to special benefits (cultural, transport, etc.) through the different European countries.