Understanding the rise in online hate speech in Portugal and Spain: a gap between occurrence and reporting
Online hate speech, which has serious consequences for individuals and society, is a growing threat to social cohesion and fundamental European values, with a tendency for its consequences to worsen. Combined with the difficulty in controlling and recording these crimes, it is expected that they will continue to increase.
Young people in both countries use mobile phones in similar ways, but there are slight differences between profiles that may influence their well-being.
The DIGEQUALGENDER project aimed to take advantage of the impetus that the covid-19 pandemic brought to the digitalisation of education and pedagogical practices and educational activities among primary school teachers in mainland Portugal, to find strategies that can promote gender equality in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the first years of basic education.
In the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic, technologies such as the mobile phone are a double-edged sword. The results of this study show that, on the one hand, problematic use of mobile technologies is associated with lower levels of well-being among young adults. On the other hand, Portuguese young adults believe that mobile technologies have been essential to their well-being through the lockdowns and social distancing rules triggered by the pandemic.
This article examines how being motivated by disease prevention (“safety”) or pleasure promotion (“pleasure”) shapes the way people construe sexual health and pursue their sexual goals.
No projeto em que este artigo se baseia, foram analisados os artigos científicos publicados entre janeiro de 2020 e abril de 2021 sobre as desigualdades associadas à Covid-19.
“Portugal, Social Balance Sheet” is an annual report that analyses poverty and social exclusion in Portugal.
This study provided data on the impact of covid-19 on the health and well-being of Portuguese respondents. Results show that they reported their health to be worse than before the pandemic and that access to healthcare was greatly affected, with surgeries or medical appointments cancelled or postponed.
The impact of covid-19 on older people in nursing homes has been thoroughly researched, but less is known about the impact on health professionals.
More than one year into the pandemic, employment and hours worked are still lower than in the pre-pandemic period. This article uses secondary data from the Labour Force Survey, conducted by Statistics Portugal, and data on the registrations at Public Employment Offices (Instituto para o Emprego e Formação Profissional).