Unpaid care work
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. African Institute for Economic Development and Planning(IDEP);
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This document exposes participants to the concept of unpaid care work first introduced in Module 1. It explores how unpaid care work can be measured and valued, and how it might be considered—or ignored— in policy making. A subsidiary aim of this module is to highlight common weaknesses and errors in how economic and social statistics are gathered and presented. Finally, the module suggests general guidelines for policy making regarding unpaid care work.