Dossier

Tackling child poverty

Social Inclusion
To what point do poverty and material deprivation affect the households in which children live? The eighth Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” analyses the relationship between child poverty and its consequences, such as health problems, academic failure and social mobility difficulties. 

Article

Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

Social Inclusion
Margarita Torre,Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Two out of every three workers in manual occupations are men, and women continue to be a minority in occupations such as construction, and industry. What factors influence segregation by gender in the labour market?
Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

Article

Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

Social Inclusion
Javier Yanguas, Amaya Cilvetti and Cristina Segura,”la Caixa” Programme for Elderly People
The most visible face of loneliness is the feeling of not having people to call on or trust in case of need. Who does it affect most? We analyse the influence of factors such as age and gender.  
Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

Article

Why do men not use work-family reconciliation measures?

Social Inclusion
J. A. Fernández-Cornejo, Sabina Belope-Nguema, Lorenzo Escot and Eva del Pozo- García,Universidad Complutense de Madrid
According to this study, following new additions to the family only 4% of fathers requested reduced working hours, versus 37.7% of mothers. 
Why do men not use work-family reconciliation measures?

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Social Inclusion Indicators

Social Inclusion Indicators

Social Inclusion

What is the country’s socioeconomic situation? The Social Observatory of “la Caixa” includes in this section a series of indicators that offer a current-day snapshot of the relationship between the economy and people, analysing aspects such as the composition of households or labour market access in comparison with the societies of peer countries.