Child care policy and women's market work in urban Brazil
AbstractStudy on the linkages between women's productive and procreative activities. Using household level data from 1985, the study focuses on the interrelationships between women's labour force activities and child care policy in metropolitan Brazil. It discusses a wide range of policy concerns, including the need for quality non-parental child care alternatives, the education of older children and improvements in the social and economic status of mothers. Bibliography and statistical tables.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 285802.
Length: 39 P. pages
Date of creation: 1991
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Publication status: Published in Population and Labour Policies Programme working paper series
WEP pub; child care; women workers; labour force participation; urban area; Brazil; bibliography; statistical table; pub PME; soins aux enfants; travailleuses; taux d'activité; zone urbaine; Brésil; bibliographie; tableau statistique; pub PME; cuidado infantil; trabajadoras; tasa de actividad de mano de obra; zona urbana; Brasil; bibliografía; cuadros estadísticos;
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