UNEMPLOYMENT IMPACT-LONG TERM-PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS. For many months, Laura was one of about four million unemployed people in Spain. Surely, among them, there are many who identify with their distress. And it is that unemployment does not only affect the economy of those who suffer. But also their psychology. This is confirmed by a new study from the American Psychological Association. The study points to the fact more than one year unemployed go sour personality, becoming a less attractive
INEQUALITY-DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RICH AND POOR-EXCLUSION. Spain is the OECD nation in the fastest growing inequality since the beginning of the crisis, just behind Cyprus and beating up fourteen times to Greece, the report 'An economy at the service of 1%' that Intermon Oxfam published.The NGO says that poverty and exclusion in Spain have increased "alarmingly" in recent years, with 13.4 million people at risk of exclusion in 2014 (29.2% of the Spanish population).
EDUCATION GAP-SOCIOCULTURAL DIFFERENCES-SOCIAL STRATA. The occupation of parents influences the academic achievement of children. The sociocultural status of parents, and the inclusiveness of educactivo system is more influential than the economic status of these.
CRISIS-INIVISIBLE POVERTY-SOUP KITCHENS.Takeaway menus soup kitchen home and anonymity.The invisible becomes chronic poverty.True poverty is behind the door of the home, not in the streets, and if you can avoid many people who spend a bad shot, simply going before it starts working the room to collect food, without give explanations and safeguarding their anonymity, for the better.Blinds down, closed doors. No Internet, do not go on vacation, even to the movies. Energy poverty
CRISIS-GRANDPARENTS-PENSIONS. Grandparents, great lifesaver during the economic crisis. In Spain, there are more than 8 million older. Since the economic crisis began more than 770,000 families have not received any kind of income that allowed them to survive in this harsh situation, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE). Grandparents not only care for their younger grandchildren, but have become a key part to cover the basic expenses of their children and grandchildren
INMIGRATION-POVERTY-FUTURE?. A young immigrant has instagrameando happiness and fear he felt when traveling through North Africa to Spain. "Hiden in the back of a trunk. Tryng to cross the border. No air. My legs Hurt. Wish me luck."
CRISIS-WORK LIFE BALANCE-LONG WORKING HOURS. The Spanish middle class is forced to choose: work or family.In the current economic crisis, middle-class families often encounter problems related to work-life balance, especially when both spouses are forced to extend their working hours to make ends meet.
YOUTH EDUCATION-UNEMPLOYMENT-CAPABILITIES. Computer skills are increasingly important wing in finding a job.Almost 50% of Spaniards aged between 16 and 29 years lack experience in using computers in their jobs.
CRISIS-YOUTH EDUCATION-UNEMPLOYMENT. The "nini" concept refers to young people whose age is between 14 and 29 years and that frustration or parental consent, have decided not study or work. Over the past 30 years worldwide they have lived and experienced the consequences of economic crisis, unemployment and lack of ability of many governments to respond to the needs of the population, from the basics to what you have to do with education and job.
OLD AGE-PENSIONS-LONG TERM CARE. Active and healthy aging. Family caregivers of people in situations of dependency.Today, our society sees increased the number of people in situations of dependency. In many cases, it is the families who take responsibility to take care of the situation. However, we must not forget that people who are in charge of a relative in a situation of dependency are exposed to a great physical and psychological wear.