Governments Must Invest More In Health, Education, Social Work To Prevent ‘Global Care Crisis,’ ILO Says

U.N. News: ‘Global care crisis’ set to affect 2.3 billion people warns U.N. labor agency
“A ‘global care crisis’ is looming which could affect 2.3 billion people by 2030, United Nations work experts warned on Thursday, highlighting the potential for greater inequality in a sector where women already perform ‘more than three-quarters’ of all unpaid work. In a call for sweeping policy changes regarding the care of children and the elderly, the report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) says that 269 million jobs could be created in the next 12 years, if member states doubled current investment in education, health, and social work…” (6/28).

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