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THE FAMILY

What do you know about the family?

Try to define the word family, what's the meaning? Who are the members of your family? Is your family important? Why? Do you want to create a family in the future? Why?

What is the familiy? The family is the nucleus of society, the heart We have blood ties, they form only one family, but nowadays the word family can e press or describe a group formed by the parents and the children who don't became independent and who don!t raise their own family If you read a survey, most people say that the most important is the family"

The prote tion of the family


The #panish $onstitution

%rt&culo '/" 6atrimonio

7l hombre y la mu.er tienen derecho a contraer matrimonio con plena igualdad .ur&dica" ,a ley regular2 las formas de matrimonio, la edad y capacidad para contraerlo, los derechos y deberes de los c*nyuges, las causas de separaci*n y disoluci*n y sus efectos"

%rt&culo '(" )rotecci*n a la familia y a la infancia

+" ,os poderes p-blicos aseguran la protecci*n social, econ*mica y .ur&dica de la familia" /" ,os poderes p-blicos aseguran, asimismo, la protecci*n integral de los hi.os, iguales 0stos ante la ley con independencia de su filiaci*n, y de las madres, cual1uiera 1ue sea su estado civil" ,a ley posibilitar2 la investigaci*n de la paternidad" '" ,os padres deben prestar asistencia de todo orden a los hi.os habidos dentro o fuera del matrimonio, durante su minor&a de edad y en los dem2s casos en 1ue legalmente proceda" 3" ,os ni4os go5ar2n de la protecci*n prevista en los acuerdos internacionales 1ue velan por s derechos"

The prote tion of the family The 8niversal Declaration of the 9uman :ights %rticle +;" <+= 6en and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family" They are entitled to e1ual rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution" </= 6arriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses" <'= The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the #tate"

The prote tion of the family

The 8> $onvention on the :ights of the $hildren ? $onvinced that the family, as the fundamental group of society and the natural environment for the growth and well? being of all its members and particularly children, should be afforded the necessary protection and assistance so that it can fully assume its responsibilities within the community" :ecogni5ing that the child, for the full and harmonious development of his or her personality, should grow up in a family environment, in an atmosphere of happiness, love and understanding"

!u lear Family >uclear family@ it's the model of the western families since two centuries ago" It's formed by the parents and the children who live together" >owadays the families are smaller because the number of the children reduced" The familial coe istence with the grandparents is more difficult for economic or labor reasons, and also, for spatial situations"

E"tensi#e Family
7 tensive family@ it's the tradicional model until AIA century in the occidental societies and nowadays it e ist in another cultures" It's formed by the parents, the children and anotther members of the family <grandparents, uncles, aunts"""= who lives in the same house" If the father had the autorithy the family was patriarchal, and if the mather had it the family was matriarchal" #ometimes, the autorithy can be egalitarian"

!ew types of families There are another types of families according to the situation of the parents

#ingle?parent familyBone?parent family@ the children live with one of their parents, the motther or the father :econstituted family@ two adults who have children for previous relationships and the live together 9omoparental family@ when the parents have the same se

The family as a ri$ht and a pro%e t The #panish $onstitution consider that found a family is a right" There isn't obligation to create it" )eople decide to create a family with freedom" The family is a pro.ect but what is the meaning of pro.ect? What do we want to say with the word pro.ect?

&E'()I*E Y+,) FAMILY

FAMILY -)+.E(T % personal pro.ect is a reflection and a commitment to action on how we want to be and live in the future" We have to anticipate, with our thinCing, our life and we have to decide, in this moment, how our life will be" Dbviously we have to put all the ways to get it" When two people decide to found a family they taCe on a commitment" It means duties, freely assumed" #o, why is the reason to found a family? The pursuit of happiness 9owever, sometimes there are problems and, more than once, the family braCes

Y+,) -)+.E(T Imagine your future@


Eob Family Friends """

FAMILY )+LE' :eproductive@ the procreation 7ducational@ we begin our learning in the family and we get the first habits and values" 9owever the school has great importance in this sense %ffective@ the parents, the children, the brothers""" get affective ties 7conomic@ to get the confort, the wellfare %ssistance@ traditionally, the family, above all, the women looCed after the adults" >owadays, there are social centers"""
What do you thinC about this roles? If you had to choose one role, you would choose""", why?