Content of social inclusion

Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

Article

Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

January 2020

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?

Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

Article

Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

December 2019

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.  

What is the value of domestic work in Spain?

Article

What is the value of domestic work in Spain?

December 2019

Social Inclusion
Marta Dominguez Folgueras,Department of Sociology of Sciences Po (Paris Institute of Political Studies)

Caring for children and dependent elderly people, cooking, cleaning the house… what economic value can we attribute to unpaid domestic tasks? We calculate what this invisible work would represent for Spain’s GDP. 

“Diversity makes science better”

Interview

“Diversity makes science better”

October 2019

Science Social Inclusion
Elizabeth Rasekoala,President of African Gong

Elizabeth Rasekoala, President of African Gong, defends the importance of science as a tool for social transformation and talks to us about the need for acquiring basic scientific literacy in order to be able to think critically.

Why do men not use work-family reconciliation measures?

Article

Why do men not use work-family reconciliation measures?

October 2019

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. 

Health

Report

Health

October 2019

Social Inclusion

This report analyses four challenges relating to health in Spain: improving the population’s health, promoting healthy lifestyle habits, guaranteeing access to healthcare and the viability of services for dependency.

Learning together, growing as a family

Best practices

Learning together, growing as a family

December 2018

Social Inclusion
Nuria Fuentes-Peláez and Ainoa Mateos, coordinators,Faculty of Education, University of Barcelona

A psychoeducational programme from a positive parenting perspective to promote, among others, affective bonds and educational relationships within the family setting.

Best practices

"la Caixa" Foundation's Affordable Rental Programme

June 2019

Social Inclusion

A programme that offers quality housing for the most vulnerable groups: young people, families and elderly people.

Does unemployment harm mental health?

Article

Does unemployment harm mental health?

September 2019

Social Inclusion
Lídia Farré,Universitat de Barcelona, IAE (CSIC), MOVE and IZA;Francesco Fasani,Queen Mary University of London, IZA and CEPR;Hannes Mueller,IAE (CSIC), Barcelona GSE and MOVE;Adaptation: Michele Catanzaro

Stress, depression, insomnia, tension, feeling of uselessness… This article analyses how the mental health of workers was affected by the economic crisis and long-term unemployment.  

Household budget allocated to housing

Infodata

Household budget allocated to housing

June 2019

Social Inclusion

What budget do we assign to housing-related costs? In proportion, which households pay most: rich or poor?