Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work - ILO report

ILO_report_on_care_work-June2018-coverNew ILO report Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work. A key focus is the persistent gender inequalities in households and the labour market, which are inextricably linked with care work.

Download the report here
    

On the basis of this report, ILO highlights inadequate policy responses to the rising demand and the higher extent of the care burden on women. In a press statement, ILO urges for doubling the investment in the care economy in order to avert a looming global care crisis.

Read ILO's press statement here

ILO has also published a video and statistics/graphs on care work.

 

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