“Igualtats Connectades (Equality Connected)” is a pioneering project that raises intersectional approach as applied in local public policies about non-discrimination. With this pilot project we want to advance in the implementation of intersectionality, since it is a perspective that has been theorized but there is little experience with implementing it in specific policies.
It is an approach that takes into account the interaction between the strands of inequality such as gender, origin, social class, sexuality, among others. Usually these areas are analyzed in isolation, without taking into account that the position of a person is the result of different lines of inequality overlapping. In fact, the intersection of different areas creates new inequalities and discrimination that go beyond the mere sum of these. Therefore, it is necessary to meet this complexity in developing more inclusive policies.