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The unpaid care work : paid work connection

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  • Antonopoulos, Rania
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    Focuses on women's and men's division of labour between paid work and unpaid care work and its effects on gender equality with respect to decent work outcomes, and one's ability and power to make and act on choices; its interconnection with individual and family poverty; and on how economic and social policies and institutions influence women's options by reducing or increasing the burden of unpaid care work

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 427404.

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    Length: 61 pages
    Date of creation: 2009
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    Publication status: Published in Working paper series, International Labour Office.
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:427404

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    Keywords: unpaid work; domestic work; informal care; labour force participation; sexual division of labour; gender equality; women workers; men workers; developed countries; developing countries; travail non rémunéré; travail domestique; soins informels; taux d'activité; division du travail basée sur le sexe; égalité des genres; travailleuses; travailleurs masculins; pays développés; pays en développement; trabajo no remunerado; trabajo doméstico; cuidado no profesional; tasa de actividad de mano de obra; división del trabajo por sexo; igualdad de géneros; trabajadoras; trabajadores masculinos; países desarrollados; países en desarrollo;

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