Sònia Guerra López & Nicolás Cabezas

Sònia Guerra López
Sònia Guerra López (Sant Boi de Llobregat City Council)

Woman, feminist, and an expert in social policies and public management. A lecturer in the Master on Management of Local Social Services at the UAB, she is the author of different studies about feminism, gender equality policies and management of public policies. She is currently the Director of the Equality and Social Rights area in the Sant Boi de Llobregat City Council.
Contact:  sguerra@santboi.cat

Nicolás Cabezas
Nicolás Cabezas (Group of Men for Equality of Sant Boi de Llobregat)

Community worker, I have got a masters degree on Personal Development and Leadership (UB) and I am a coach. I have been working at the Sant Boi de Llobregat City Council for more than 25 years, carrying out different projects on socio-cultural dynamisation and civic participation. I am currently working on projects related to transparency, ethical codes and conscience in business
Contact:  nicolascabezas@wanadoo.es

From Women Policies to Gender Mainstreaming in Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona)

The paper presents the journey made in the city of Sant Boi on the promotion effort of equality between women and men, analysing specially the present moment, in which affirmative action policies are combined with gender mainstreaming (dual strategy). Also, focusing on how the need to take into account the views of women and new masculinities is addressed to implement real and effective egalitarian public policy, in partnership with the different agents operating in the territory.