Il·lustració © Laura Borràs Dalmau
The city after the pandemicThe new city emerging: a public health perspective

The spring of 2020 will be remembered as the spring of Covid-19, a time that has forced us to stop, to take preventive measures and to live alone in a connected world...

Inauguració de l'espai familiar 'De 0 a 3 anys' a Vil·la Urània, un equipament municipal del districte de Sarrià-Sant Gervasi. © Goroka.
Enrolment of children under three

In Barcelona, only four out of 10 children between infancy and the age of two are enrolled in school. Education at this stage is a mechanism for equalising...

Il·lustració © Joan Alturo
The generational gapThe broken elevator

Something is happening in global society. Citizens today are showing, with social unrest in many parts of the world, a palpable discontent after many years of...

Una dona llueix un llaç lila, símbol feminista, a la solapa de la jaqueta. © Arianna Giménez.
Violence against women, a global and local scourge

One in five women in the world has suffered sexual abuse in childhood and one in three has been the victim of physical or sexual violence. According to the 2016...

Una dona estén el braç endavant i obre la mà amb un gest de stop. A la mà hi té dibuixat el símbol de dona en color lila. © Arianna Giménez.
Let’s embrace the debate and broaden our perspective

It was not so long ago that we referred to “crimes of passion” and the Spanish Civil Code enforced “the duty of marital obedience”. We have dispelled the stereotype...

Illustration © Eva Vázquez. Residential neighborhood typical in the United States. There are some well-built houses with a pool while other houses are half-sunken in their pool.
Lessons from the crisisDivides that separate, bridges to be built

Europe’s economic reconstruction in the second half of the 20th century focussed on providing liberal democracies with institutions that would protect...

Il·lustració © Ana Yael Zareceansky. Un laberint amb dues portes. En la del mig de la imatge, hi ha dues dones, una a cada banda de la porta. A la part inferior esquerra de la imatge, hi ha un home mirant el terra.
Building the metropolisFor a more cohesive society

The last economic crisis had serious repercussions in terms of social cohesion and, for over a decade, Barcelona has been endeavouring to overcome the worst...

Il·lustració © Ana Yael Zareceansky. Un laberint amb dues portes. En la del mig de la imatge, hi ha dues dones, una a cada banda de la porta. A la part inferior esquerra de la imatge, hi ha un home mirant el terra.
Building the metropolisPor una sociedad más cohesionada

La última crisis económica ocasionó graves efectos en términos de cohesión social, y hace más de una década que Barcelona intenta superar las peores secuelas...

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