In this paper we seek to address the gender impact that the current health emergency caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic is bringing about. We will also tackle the differences between the countries of the North and the countries of the South in terms of their needs and interests in the face of the disease.
We are offering you a journey through the unseen. It is a journey that seeks to change our organisations to enable them to be instrumental in the transformation that is unavoidably feminist and necessary for every person, organisation and context. We are proposing a journey that is fuelled by the collective lessons analysed from the organisational change strategy in pursuit of gender equality.
This paper introduces an example of a best practice in the design of public policies through participation of citizens and social agents. This initiative was conducted by the Vice-Presidency and the Department for Equality and Inclusive Policies of the Government of Valencia through the drafting of the Valencia Covenant for combating Male and Gender-based Violence of the Valencia Region (2017).
This article offers a theoretical examination of the position held by mothers who are joint victims when it comes to the sexual abuse of their children. It seeks to dismantle deep-rooted ideas such as maternal instinct and the social reactions expected from the female gender. Subsequently, the article describes the specific characteristics of mothers involved in the credibility and support of their children, as well as the hurdles entailed by placing themselves on the victims’ shoes. Moreover, the article offers
The purpose of this article is to set out the results of a qualitative study on the discourse produced in the field of social work concerning gender-based violence. It is a study that aims to identify and reflect on the implications of discourse in the development of professional practice. The aim is thus to contribute to a reflection on theoretical foundations and
discourses, highlighting the reality of interventions by social workers in the province of Barcelona.
This article sets out the results of a study the aim of which is to gain an acquaintance of how university students perceive gender and gender-based violence along with their attitudes to them in order to offer elements that will make it possible to produce re-signification processes with regard to social constructs which encourage asymmetrical relationships between men and women. To this end, a questionnaire was handed out to 100 students reading the degree in Social Work at UNAL (Mexico).
In recent years, there has been a huge array of rights and freedoms established for non-heterosexual people and couples. Certain events, such as the approval in 2014 of Act 11/2014 in Catalonia, to guarantee the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and to eliminate homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, or the official opening of the LGBTI resource center in Barcelona, are two examples of these developments.