FAMILY AND KINSHIP RELATIONS
View of central Lisbon
Courtesy General Directorate of Mass Communication, Lisbon
The deep-reaching political, economic, and social
that Portugal has experienced in the last few decades have
their mark on the family, women's place within society,
role of kinship relations. Women were the most affected,
modernizing economy offered them a greater range of
they had in previous times, and the radical reforms
the Revolution of 1974 gave them much greater rights.
relations, whether based on biology or social
perhaps the least affected, for they remained vitally
in how Portuguese lived and worked with one another.
Data as of January 1993