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"Meeting the needs of my family too": Maternity protection and work-family measures for domestic workers

"Meeting the needs of my family too": Maternity protection and work-family measures for domestic workers

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by IDWFED published Jul 01, 2013 12:00 AM
Contributors: Laura Addati (Specialist on Maternity Protection and Work-Family Balance, TRAVAIL) and Lindsay Tina Cheong (ILO Consultant)/ILO
This document is part of a series of briefs on issues and approaches to promoting decent work for domestic workers.

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Policy, Strategy or Plan

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Refer to this policy brief if you want to find out more about how maternity protection and work-family policies should and can be provided for domestic workers.

As part of a series on domestic work, this Policy Brief:

  • explains why maternity protection and work-family policies are relevant to promoting decent work for domestic workers and provides the ILO framework on these topics;
  • canvasses the issues and gaps in the provision of maternity protection and promotion of work-family balance;
  • presents some approaches to overcoming obstacles with reference to country experiences; and
  • proposes policy considerations for concerned stakeholders.

Read online in PDF:

Contents

URL

http://www.ilo.org/travail/whatwedo/publications/WCMS_216940/lang--en/index.htm
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