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CAPABLE – Enhancing Capabilities? Rethinking Work-life Policies and their Impact from a New Perspective


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Want to know the latest news about the CAPABLE project? Check out our semi-annual newsletters and information about other news and presentations below.

17/2/2021 Our latest newsletter has appeared! Read it here.

15/2/2021 On 12 February a stakeholder meeting about part-time work took place organized by Mara Yerkes, Janna Besamusca, the Gender and Diversity Hub, and the CAPABLE project: ‘Part-time Work: Whatโ€™s at Stake?’ With more than 40 participants from all over Europe it was a success! You can download the program here. The video registration will also be published here shortly.


6/3/2020 Mara Yerkes appeared in news programme EenVandaag (in Dutch) to comment on structural differences in paid and unpaid work between men and women: ‘Moderne rolverdeling? We zijn nog net zo traditioneel als in de jaren 80’.

3/12/2019 In the radio programme Dit is de Dag Mara Yerkes discussed with two Dutch parliamentarians the proposal of the Socialist Party to make childcare free in order to enable more women to work (in Dutch).

30/8/2019 Mara Yerkes gave a presentation about a comparative analysis of parental leave and child support at the 16th annual International Leave Network meeting in Hamburg (29-30 August); see the presentation here.

19/6/2019 Mara Yerkes gave an invited seminar about the CAPABLE project at University of Nottingham; check out the presentation here.