N129 - Jan 24

Birth rate crisis and family diversity

The fall in the fertility rate, the rise in life expectancy and changes in family structures call for a review of public policies.

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Illustration © Mariona Cabassa
Birth rate crisis and family diversityFacilitating parenthood

Barcelona has one of the lowest fertility rates globally, yet boasts one of the highest life expectancies. This reality carries profound demographic, social and economic...

Illustration ©Mariona Cabassa
Birth rate crisis and family diversityRecognising and integrating family diversity

So-called “new families” are not truly new; they have always existed. Flexible family arrangements and...

Illustration ©Mariona Cabassa
Birth rate crisis and family diversityParenting communities: a growing alternative

The vanishing extended family, the complexities of parenting, and the rise of new educational codes are...

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Birth rate crisis and family diversityThe emotional roots of the birth rate crisis

The current birth rate crisis is linked to something deeper than cultural or sociological aspects. It is...

Illustration ©Mariona Cabassa
Birth rate crisis and family diversityEvolving fatherhoods: Men on a journey of transformation

The redefinition of fatherhood opens up optimistic possibilities but raises some questions. Why do men...

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