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.
29/09/2022 - 17:39 h
Social Services. The card is expected to reach as many as 355,000 people who care for others and can benefit from various free services.
15/01/2023 - 14:58 h
Climate shelters. The network is made up of 134 municipal facilities and public places, such as libraries, sports complexes, museums and environmental spaces.
02/01/2023 - 14:49 h
Elderly people. A plan is launched to promote the autonomy of the over-65s.
23/11/2022 - 12:32 h
Health. The risk of mental health problems rose from 19.9% to 31.4% among women between 2016 and 2021, and from 16.5% to 21.6% among men.
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.
Finder of care equipment
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