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This paper argues for investing in free universal high quality childcare services in order to reduce gender inequality in earnings and employment. It estimates the…

UN Women has emerged as a global leader in the promotion of the care economy, and this work has highlighted the urgent need to invest in childcare facilities through…

Across the world, the care of children continues to be primarily provided by women and girls, and such a burden constrains their ability to participate equally in…
The present brief discusses the adverse impact of COVID-19 in the ability of women, girls, transgender and gender non-conforming persons with disabilities in meeting…
This study, based on data from 59 low- and middle-income countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Central and Southern Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa, finds that…
This paper examines the case for investing in free universal childcare services in North Macedonia in order to reduce gender inequality in employment, labour market…
This handbook provides practical guidance, elaborated with case studies, on how additional fiscal space can be created for a universal social protection system. The…
This discussion paper makes the case for investing in free universal childcare services of high quality in order to reduce gender inequality in earnings and employment.…
This study contributes to the policy debate on early childhood education and care (ECEC) expansion in the Kyrgyz Republic, and shows an estimated cost of providing…
This paper investigates how women’s right to live free from violence operates in the context of insecure immigration status. It identifies a tension between human rights…