Resources on Care Economy

  1. © BWI 2022

    Launch of the ILO Report on Care at Work:

    Greater investment in care services could create more than 10 million jobs in Indonesia

    29 November 2022

    The ILO launches its new report on care at work, highlighting the benefits of investing in care services and policies to alleviate poverty, encourage gender equality and support care for children and the elderly in Indonesia.

  2. Care economy

    Closing gaps in leaves and care services would generate millions of formal jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean, especially for women

    08 November 2022

    Despite the progress made in the last decade, there are still large regulatory and enforcement gaps in maternity protection, leaves, and child and elderly care in the countries of the region.

  3. ILO Working paper 82

    Long-term care in the context of population ageing: a rights-based approach to universal coverage

    20 October 2022

    With the acceleration of population ageing, the achieving of healthy ageing is becoming a global imperative and social protection policies and social security systems have an important role to play in this endeavour.

  4. © A. Guyot / ILO 2022

    Voices

    I am not a madman, I am an early childhood teacher

    06 September 2022

    Federico Trotta has overcome prejudice and stigma to become an early childhood teacher in Buenos Aires, Argentina – a profession that many believe is a “feminine” career.

  5. Executive Summary

    Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people

    11 August 2022

  6. Report

    Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people

    11 August 2022

    Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world. It shows where progress has or has not been made, updates world and regional youth labour market indicators, and gives detailed analyses of trends and issues facing young people in the labour market.

  7. © K. Ozvardar / ILO 2022

    Global Employment Trends for Youth

    Recovery in youth employment is still lagging, says ILO

    11 August 2022

    A new report, issued ahead of International Youth Day, shows large regional differences in young people's prospects in the labour market.

  8. Executive Summary

    The gender pay gap in the health and care sector: A global analysis in the time of COVID-19

    13 July 2022

  9. © Ridofranz 2022

    High level dialogue

    The gender pay gap in the health and care sector

    ILO and WHO will launch their latest joint report on The gender pay gap in the health and care sector during a side event High-level Political Forum. Following the presentation of the most comprehensive global analysis of gender pay inequalities in the health and care sector worldwide, a high level dialogue will examine integrated and intersectoral policy action to accelerate achievement of SDGs and boost political attention to the issue of gender equality in the health and care workforce.

  10. © ILO 2022

    Gender equality

    Women in the health and care sector earn 24 per cent less than men

    13 July 2022

    The most comprehensive global analysis of gender pay inequalities in the health and care sector finds that women face a larger gender pay gap than other economic sectors.