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The event “Women and the Legal Profession: Conciliation in the XXI century” took place in Madrid, organized by “Fundacion Hay
The legal profession, an essential part of the Spanish judicial system, seems to distance itself each day from the citizens.
Everyday Spanish people are being hurt by false accusations – like Francisco who was wrongly blamed for a brutal robbery
When will we finally have a law for the eradication of gender-based violence? Law is an instrument used to structure
The civilization sustained by the gender perspective Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, along with the Director of the
Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, has published an opinion piece in the journal The Huffington Post in which
The Director of Agencia Comunicación y Género participates in a conference on the use of gender perspective in the media.
In the Volokh conspiracy blog, the question about marriage being a contract is asked.
He responded “I thought I’d respond to this on-blog because it illustrates a considerably broader point: In law, as in life, concepts like “contract” aren’t unitary things, so that either something is a contract and has all the properties of a contract or something isn’t a contract. There are different kinds of contract, with different qualities, and different possible definitions for the term “contract.”
To begin with, “contract” is a quite broad concept. I don’t want to try to give a thorough definition here, but suffice it to say that an exchange of promises might well be a contract even if the promises don’t involve money, goods, or even services. Thus, for instance, “Each of us promises not to be anyone else’s bridge partner” can be a contract; it’s an exchange of promises not to engage in certain conduct. (Note that the contract doesn’t promise that I’ll be your bridge partner, just that I won’t be anyone else’s.) Substitute something else for “bridge,” and you’ll have one aspect of a marriage contract.
Leverage is the mantra of the times in philanthropy, and rightly so. People want to know that the charities they support are using donations as effectively as possible. Donors and institutional funders are more demanding, more discerning, and less detached. They’re no longer content with writing a check and securing their place in heaven. They want results.
But they’re looking for them in the wrong places. They’re missing the greatest leverage point of all: the multiplying effects of smart investments in fundraising. If you want to maximize the social effects of your donation, why would you buy, for example, $100,000 worth of great educational programming for inner city kids when the same $100,000 directed toward fundraising could generate enough money to buy $1 million worth of it?
Do you like your job? How’s your health? Are you spending enough time each day with your children? When you need them, are your friends there for you? Can you trust your neighbours? And how satisfied are you, overall, with your life?
A new OECD publication, How’s Life? , looks at these questions and others, offering a comprehensive picture of what makes up people’s lives in 40 countries worldwide. The report assesses 11 specific aspects of life – ranging from income, jobs and housing to health, education and the environment – as part of the OECD’s ongoing effort to devise new measures for assessing well-being that go beyond Gross Domestic Product.