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The Family and Gender Study Group (EFYGE), is formed by people from diverse professional backgrounds, with the following goals:
- To share the work and findings that from different angles and encompassing all disciplines will allow its members to deepen in a family´s reality as a key entity for the development and happiness of individuals as well as societies.
- To emphasize that effort on a gender´s perspective that will allow for the identification of the different genders contributions according to their sexual role, how they complement each other as well as to investigate the reach and limit of the gender roles.
- EFYGE strives to be a space to reflect and dialogue open to share with society, through different means, the fruit of its work. To achieve these goals EFYGE plans to develop several activities: Seminars for its members, conferences, congresses, book publications, WebPages publication, etc.
- EFYGE is a study group independent of any political, economic or ideological group and each member or guest is responsible for their own opinions. EFYGE was born in Asturias, Spain but it´s open to share its work with other institutions regardless of their geographic location
On Thursday June 21st at 8:00pm, the psychiatrist Manuel Bousoño will be speaking about how the family influences an individual’s mental health. The event will take place at el Club de Prensa de La Nueva España.
On Thursday June 11th at 7:30pm there will be a conference about the agony of legal marriage led by Alfonso Paredes and it will take place at el Ateneo Jovellanos.
Do parents really know what their children will be taught about the LGBT universe? By Michael Cook
Germaine Greer: Transgender women are ‘not women’
The need today is to find a balance between individual autonomy and the life of the couple.
Transgenderism, transableism: just the latest trends in a flawed search for fulfillment.
A Pastoral Response to Pornography – United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The Generation X is formed by people born between 1961 and 1981 sharing characteristics very different from those of Generation Y which in the United State is known as The Millennial, a generation formed by people born between 1980 and 2000
On July of 2014 the Spanish Government introduced a Tax Reform aiming to improve the lives of families. The Family Watch was able to make some suggestions to the Ministers of Finance and Public Administration, Health and Social Services and Equality.
Throughout history men have had access to higher education more often than women and have finished their studies before them. However, since the nineties this situation has been reversed in different countries where women now enjoy the same or more access to higher education than men.