Democratisation of care work
Barcelona is a pioneering city in implementing feminist policies in one of the areas that creates the most discrimination and inequality: care work.
Tasked with a clear transformational purpose, Caring City aims to be a tool to help bring recognition to the social value of care work, and to ensure the right to care and be cared for in decent, quality conditions.
What is happening?
What is happening?
What do we want to do?
We are launching a programme with 68 initiatives to highlight the importance of care work, to socialise the responsibility of care work, to ensure decent working conditions for workers, entities and individuals providing care work, to improve the quality of the services and to empower the people receiving or providing care.
15/01/2020 - 13:05 h
Paternity. On the 1rst of March 2019 the Council of Ministers approved to extend the duration of paternity leave progressively until 2021.
10/01/2020 - 13:34 h
Formation. Interview with Marc Cadafalch, training coordinator of Pere Tarrés Foundation. The organization has been providing training for non-professional carers for 10 years.
30/12/2019 - 11:11 h
Chain of care. Interview with the creators of the webdocumental 'Caring between lands'. A transnational and urbanized phenomenon, which demonstrates the tension between the needs of people and the needs of markets to accumulate...
19/12/2019 - 17:42 h
Social services. Improvements for workers and the implementation of care superblocks are the key features of the new SAD contract.
Barcelona Cuida space
Barcelona Cuida is a pioneering centre promoting all the existing care-related resources in the city and putting them within people’s reach.
The centre offers information, advice and guidance for the city’s carers and cared-for.
It also acts as a meeting and networking point for individuals, professionals and organisations.
Search tool for care-related services and resources
Use the search feature to find care-related information and services offered in Barcelona.
Narrow your search by the following criteria:
- From 01/10/2018 to 31/12/2020
- Casal de Barri Can Portabella
- C Virgili 18 (Sant Andreu)
Assessorament per a famílies que sol·liciten informació sobre la contractació d'una treballadora de la llar i les cures
- From 08/01/2020 to 29/01/2020
- Espai Barcelona Cuida
- Av Marquès de l'Argentera 22 (Ciutat Vella)