20 Jun 2018 Ferado

ILO to declare its new report on care work and care jobs

Switzerland: The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to launch its new report, Care work and care jobs for the future of work, on Thursday, 28 June at 20:00 GMT.

It provides an estimate of the necessary investment needed to avoid a looming global care crisis as well as new figures on the number of people in need of care, including children and older persons. It also looks at the number of jobs that could be created.

The report includes policy recommendations as well as a wide range of global and regional statistics and analysis, including unpaid care work and the gender imbalance in care work.

Embargoed electronic copies of the report and associated media material will be made available to journalists upon request, starting on the morning of Thursday, 28 June in the morning, by contacting newsroom@ilo.org.

For UNOG accredited correspondents: A press briefing by Manuela Tomei, Director of the ILO’s Work Quality Department and Shauna Olney, Chief of the ILO Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch (GED), will be held, under embargo, on Thursday, 28 June at 10:00 a.m. in press room 1 at the Palais des Nations. Embargoed documents will be sent to them automatically as soon as they become available.