The Unpaid Care Work-Paid Work Connection
Source: Levy Economics Institute
Since the 1960's a substantial amount of research has been undertaken to take stock of differences in the socio-economic status between men and women. At the same time, mobilization and awareness building culminated in international fora and, under the auspices of the United Nations, many governments committed to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women. To document the progress made (or lack of) new conceptual frameworks were developed that made evident the need for gender-sensitive data collection processes.