Content with the tag: cuidado parental
Feminisation of care work
In Spain, 10% of women perform care work, by far exceeding the 5% of male carers.
Do fathers spend more time with their children than they used to?
According to this study, in comparison with the year 2002, in 2010 there was an increase in the time that mothers, and even more so fathers, devoted to their children. Despite this, the gender gap persists.
Housework and childcare during the lockdown, tasks undertaken mainly by women
Despite a slight increase in participation by men, this study shows that housework and childcare represented a heavier workload for women during the lockdown.
What is the value of domestic work in Spain?
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.
In their own home, with family, or in residential care:
Where and by whom do we prefer to be cared for when facing dependency? We analyse the role of the family and of public and private services as care providers.
Learning together, growing as a family
A psychoeducational programme from a positive parenting perspective to promote, among others, affective bonds and educational relationships within the family setting.
Families and Child Welfare
The 6th Dossier of the Social Observatory of “la Caixa” aims to provide elements for reflection on the diversity of family models in Spain and on how these can condition child welfare.
“When grandparents contribute to childcare, the birth rate increases”
Do we reproduce the behaviour of our parents? Aart Liefbroer talks to us about the intergenerational transmission of demographic behaviour.
How are our households made up?
25.6% of Spanish households were made up of one adult without children in 2017. Which family model is predominant in the rest of Europe?
Ageing in rural areas: an opportunity to change gender relations?
Ageing and the care of elderly people in rural areas pose a challenge and an opportunity for change: with an ever older and increasingly male population, men will have to become more involved in the caregiver role, traditionally associated with women.