2018 ILO report on Care Work & Care Jobs – Call for action to prevent a global care crisis

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Care Work & Care Jobs for the Future of Work – Care Burden on Women

The new  report from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) 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.

The new report highlights inadequate policy responses to the rising demand, quantifies the extent of the care burden on women and calls for urgent action to prevent a looming global care crisis

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