100 million Brazilians attended the 2019 Women's World Cup. For many, this was the pinnacle of football in the country. But it wasn't easy getting there. Just 30 years before it, the sport was forbidden for women. This ban, which lasted more than 50 years, prevented many girls from fulfilling the dream of playing football.
April 28 is World Education Day. On this date, we sought some data on the challenges to teaching basic education in Brazil, aggravated by the pandemic. With proposals such as the one for the Balcão de Ideias e Educativas Educativas project, supported by the Neoenergia Institute, it is possible to generate viable solutions.
International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8, was officially created by the UN (United Nations), in 1975. Annually, the date is celebrated in more than 100 countries and emphasizes the importance of women in society and the history of fight for your rights.
The democratisation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), which facilitate access to thousands of information, work and leisure opportunities, is fundamental in today's society and their use must be independent of each person's condition.
The planet's resources are running out and we need to take steps quickly to adopt habits that are respectful of and healthy for the planet and future generations. Leading a sustainable life means more than being a responsible consumer. It is a question of living based on a commitment to the environment and making little changes to our daily lives.
Iberdrola carries out numerous initiatives to support the professional development of women and to promote equal opportunities. It has set up programmes such as the School of Electricians for women in Brazil and Impulso STEM in Mexico.
The world is waiting impatiently for the approval of a vaccine against COVID-19. While we are waiting, and to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, let's find out a little more about the history of this medical breakthrough that has saved millions of lives since it was discovered and will continue to do so in the future.
November is the Black Awareness month and the celebrations in this period reinforce even more the need for talking about racism. The history of anti-racism fight in Brazil and the worldwide are important so that everyone can understand the present and thus shape the future. After all, it is still very evident that racism is embedded in the social, political and economic structure of our society.
Help others, be useful to someone or institution, donate time, money or work. Be supportive or volunteer? It doesn't matter if the work is punctual or with a defined frequency. Doing good is what matters. Check out here how to apply for a volunteering work, the importance of this action for those who receive and for those who donate, the impacts of the pandemic in this segment and the actions carried out by the Neoenergia Group.
The unstoppable growth of technology has transformed our habits and behaviour and created unprecedented dilemmas which could put our future as a digital society at risk. The solution? A new set of ethics based on the source of this change: the Internet.
The adoption of healthy habits in our day-to-day lives, regular check-ups, a balanced diet and physical activities are critical attitudes to maintain the balance of body and mind. But the lack of time and the stress of our daily routines often hinders the practice these habits on a regular basis. In the World Health Day, commemorated this April 7, we listed 10 steps that you should follow in search of a robust health.
Diversity. A word so present in the lives of thousands of people today. With it comes a theme that is being debated around the world: social inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). It's always important to think and discuss about how the labor market has received these professionals, who need so much to be socially inserted and accepted.
If you are male and over 50 years old or know someone that it is, talk about prostate cancer. This month we celebrate the Blue November (Novembro Azul), a worldwide campaign to warn men of the need to early prevent and diagnose the disease.
The use of electricity provides comfort and convenience. Here you will learn how to use electricity efficiently and enjoy its benefits without danger. Remember, conscious use of energy is everyone's responsibility and the first step can come from small actions.
October is the month when people, institutions, NGOs, companies and monuments adopt pink color as a way to support the campaign aimed at preventing and raising awareness on the early diagnosis of breast cancer: the Pink October. Despite the campaign, there are still many doubts. Therefore, it is essential to talk about the subject.
The book “How to win friends and influence people" is one of the top best-sellers in the world because it addresses a highly important matter in all phases of life: the relationship and connection with people. After all, throughout the phases, even when we are babies, we need to establish affection ties with those around us. Having good relationships is the key for living in harmony and get along well with the whole society.
During the feast of St. John, everybody has a lot of fun, eat a lot and if you get too much, huh? Months before the start of the celebration, clothing, accessories and decorative items are already being made to leave the event well fancy and special.