With a view to ensuring the exercise of the right to equality of opportunity and treatment for men and women workers with family responsibilities and between such workers and other workers, the Parties undertake:
3. to ensure that family responsibilities shall not, as such, constitute a valid reason for termination of employment.
Council of Europe
Means of adoption
Equality & Inclusion
European Social Charter (Revised) (1996), Article 27, 3.
The right of workers with family responsibilities to equal opportunities and equal treatment