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Addressing Unpaid Care for Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls

Published on 1 June 2016

This position statement outlines the value of unpaid care and puts forward recommendations for addressing this issue in the light of its marginalisation within economic policy. Key recommendations for transforming the care economy the paper makes are:

• Better provision of accessible essential public services, including care services
• More investment in time-labour-saving equipment and infrastructure services
• More investment in initiatives to shift perceptions, norms and gender roles about care
• Improved provision of decent work for women and men

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Chopra, D. and Nazneen, S. (2016) Addressing Unpaid Care for Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls. Position Statement, Brighton: IDS, IDRC and Oxfam

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Deepta Chopra

Research Fellow

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IDS
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English

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