Redistributing care

The Policy Challenge

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This publication offers a representative sample of the thinking developed over recent years in relation to time use, time-use measurement and related policies in Latin America. The issue of care and its importance and meaning have become part of the gender agenda in the region, especially since the tenth session of the Region Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, held in Quito in 2007.



Women's work: Some considerations deriving from an integrated approach based on time-use surveys and employment statistics

Women's work is an essential element in the functioning of the economic and social system. Labour market participation is the most visible dimension of women's contribution to wealth creation and to households' material living standards and economic survival. Unpaid work is the other side of the coin.


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