Mainstreaming family issues

Supporting family-centred social development
Highlighting family concerns
The project of Santarém, a semi-urban/semi-agricultural region in Portugal, began with research into the real needs of local families, involving local authorities and schools in the processes. This resulted in family-awareness campaigns, foundation of marriages counselling centres, training programmes, parental education, poverty eradication initiatives [etc].
There is still largely missing discussion of two important family functions: the establishment of emotional bonds between the spouses and insistence upon giving a child its father's name and status. What is also missing is any explicit focus on the rights and responsibilities of men.
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal