The principal aim of our project is to apply the context of new technologies to address an issue of theoretical importance, but above all one of huge practical significance: the quality of life of parents who care for children with chronic disorders, specifically cerebral palsy.
The project aims to establish the mechanisms to create the Clúster Iberoamericano de Cooperación Universitaria en Salud (Ibero-American Cluster for Inter-University Collaboration in Health, CICUS), whose mission will be to establish itself as a leading forum that facilitates online cooperation for the generation and sharing of state-of-the-art knowledge in the sphere of Health Sciences and determine how the integration of ICTs can meet the challenges presented by the socio-economic changes of the 21st century. Specifically, it aims to create a stable network of scientific, academic and research cooperation among member universities in order to promote and develop academic, technology, research and innovation programmes in health through the use of ICTs and in accordance with the specific needs of each participating country.
The project focuses on analysing the balance between work, family and personal life and its gender implications, the study of the relationship between said balance and teleworking, and the analysis of gender differences in the use of teleworking and their implications with regard to personal, family and work life.
The overall aims are to identify the main strategies for balancing work and family life deployed and used by women in the workplace, focusing on the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). - It describes the transformations that have taken place in the family environment (timetables, public-private dichotomy, significance attributed to work, to domestic action resources, etc.) as a consequence of the deployment of the aforementioned strategies.