Research and publications on maternity protection


The ILO’s objective is to deliver high-quality, sex-disaggregated research and information, identifying recent trends and effective policies to guide the content of national policies.

High-profile publications

Over the last decade, the ILO has released several high-profile publications on maternity protection. These high-profile publications include:

Maternity at work: A review of national legislation. Second edition

Safe maternity and the world of work (in English, French and Spanish), also available in Maternidade segura e o mundo do trabalho

Healthy beginnings: Guidance on safe maternity at work