Resources on Care Economy

  1. ILO report key findings

    Decent Work in Portugal 2008-18: From crisis to recovery (PowerPoint Presentation)

    16 October 2018

  2. Presentation

    Care Work and Care Jobs for the Future of Decent Work

    02 October 2018

    Presentation of the main findings of the "Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work" report at the G7 Employment Task Force meeting in Vancouver (Canada), 2-3 October 2018.

  3. Publication

    Promoting adequate social protection and social security coverage for all workers, including those in non-standard forms of employment

    02 October 2018

    Promoting adequate social protection and social security coverage for all workers, including those in non-standard forms of employment (ILO/OECD).

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    G20 Education and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

    Lower the barriers facing women in labour market

    07 September 2018

    In remarks to G20 Education and Employment Ministers in Argentina, Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, outlined what’s needed to achieve gender equality in the changing world of work.

  5. G20 Meeting

    Towards gender equality in the future of work (PowerPoint Presentation)

    06 September 2018

    Presentation by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting, 6-7 September 2018, Mendoza, Argentina

  6. Our impact, their voices

    How a new law in Uruguay boosted care services while breaking gender stereotypes

    27 August 2018

    Its innovative care system is cited as a model for the future of care, in the ILO’s latest report on the care economy.

  7. Publication

    Childcare: A Training Manual For Domestic Workers’ Organizations

    16 August 2018

    This training manual is targeted to domestic workers’ organizations, civil society, not for profit organizations and other entities that provide skills trainings to domestic workers. The manual aims to build the skills of domestic workers in the area of childcare and empower them to expand their employment opportunities within this field.

  8. New findings on the global care economy

    Caring for the carers

    28 June 2018

    Investment in the care economy needs to be doubled to avert a looming global care crisis, says a new ILO report "Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work" . Sweeping changes in policies should address the rising need for care and tackle the huge disparity between women’s and men’s care responsibilities.

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    The Guardian

    UN: spend an extra £5tn by 2030 to tackle global 'care crisis'

    28 June 2018

  10. Executive summary

    Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work [Summary]

    28 June 2018

    This report 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.