A recent study carried out in the British capital reveals that 42% of the members of this resident community feel affected by domestic violence. Women are not the only victims; men are also reluctant to report abuse. Marcos Ortiz F. Depression, psychopathological conditions, anxiety, irritability and suicidal tendencies […]
Studies carried out by UN-Women reveal that one of the main obstacles to achieving female empowerment in the sphere of work is the time (threefold higher) that they dedicate to unremunerated domestic tasks and caregiving. Nubia Piqueras Grosso The organisation’s estimates suggest that bridging gender gaps in the […]
The murder of five Uruguayan women throughout the course of 2017 and the hospitalisation of another in a serious state, suggests that little can be done to prevent these violent acts. Juan Carlos Díaz Guerrero These premature deaths, for many of them were little more than children, have […]
Aside from being a minority, the Dalit community or the “untouchables” have little political influence and live in extreme poverty, resulting in the majority of girls failing to attend school. Janet Medina Navarro Though the institution provides them with an allowance, uniform and lunch, the shame prevents them […]
Worker, housewife, wife, mother… The roles that women undertake nowadays are numerous. And on top of these another, associated with the unstoppable ageing population, has now been added: carer.