Resources on Care Economy

  1. © USAID 2022

    Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All

    Incentivizing collaboration towards the health-related Sustainable Development Goals

    19 May 2022

    Progress on achieving the health-related targets of the Sustainable Development Goals is lagging, and greater multilateral collaboration, as spelt out in the SDG3 Global Action Plan, is needed, according to a new report.

  2. Report

    Lessons learned from employment diagnostics during the Covid-19 crisis

    12 May 2022

    A review of the different types of employment diagnostics and a synthesis of lessons learned from the diagnostics carried out during Covid-19

  3. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Statement by Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization, to the Development Committee

    22 April 2022

  4. © Tamara Merino / IMF 2022

    Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank

    Invest in a greener and more inclusive human-centred recovery ILO tells World Bank and IMF

    21 April 2022

    In statements to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, emphasized the urgency of fostering a human-centred recovery amid a fragile outlook for 2022.

  5. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Statement by Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization, to the IMFC

    21 April 2022

  6. Report III(B)

    Securing decent work for nursing personnel and domestic workers, key actors in the care economy

    15 March 2022

    Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (articles 19, 22 and 35 of the Constitution)

  7. International Women's Day 2022

    Princess Sarah Culberson: Invest in the care economy for a better gender equal world

    11 March 2022

    In celebrating International Women's Week, author, humanitarian and global public speaker, Princess Sarah Culberson of Sierra Leone, joins the ILO to call on countries to invest in the care economy and transformative policies to shape a better future and achieve the SDGs in 2030.

  8. ILO Working paper 55

    Costs and benefits of investing in transformative care policy packages: A macrosimulation study in 82 countries

    09 March 2022

  9. © Storyblocks 2022

    The Future of Work Podcast

    Why investing in care is about equality

    08 March 2022

    Gaps in care systems – which were exposed during the COVID-19 pandemic – can undermine gender equality, so removing talent and skills from the workforce. A new ILO report on care at work analyses the current state of care services in 185 countries and makes a strong case for increasing investment in the sector.

  10. Event

    International Women’s Day 2022: Investing in care for all

    The ILO celebrates this year’s International Women’s Day by advocating for large-scale investments in a package of transformative care leave and services that benefit workers, children, families, businesses, societies and the planet.