The challenge of the digital transformation of social services for inclusive and equitable metropolises

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The challenge of the digital transformation of social services for inclusive and equitable metropolises

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Digitization opens up new opportunities for the development and well-being of people, while at the same time generating new risks related to the digital divide, which can aggravate and deepen situations of inequality, social exclusion or mental and emotional discomfort. The social services of the metropolises are today at the center of this debate, given that their contribution in the answer to this equation will be crucial in the coming years.

(Toni Codina, International Congress of Metropolitan Solutions, September 2022)

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Innovative perspectives to promote access to housing

Innovative perspectives to promote access to housing

According to the UN, the lack of decent housing is a problem affecting over 20% of the global population. In Catalonia, nearly 60,000 people experience some form of residential exclusion. What innovative initiatives are being implemented worldwide to promote access to housing?
Social Innovation to Prevent Gender Violence

Social Innovation to Prevent Gender Violence

During the year 2023, fifty-eight women and two minors died due to gender violence in Spain. How can we use social innovation to prevent and address this issue?
Robots for the treatment of children with ASD

Robots for the treatment of children with ASD

In recent years, the use of robots in the treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been brought to the table. What benefits does this type of therapy offer?
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Innovative proposals to combat unwanted loneliness in the elderly

Unwanted loneliness is a problem that has a particularly relevant impact on the elderly population. How should it be addressed? What innovative tools can be promoted from social services to reverse this feeling?