CWW Policy Brief No. 1

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The first publication in the Counting Women’s Work working paper series focuses on results across a diverse group of countries in the “global south.” The analysis demonstrates that unpaid care work is a huge part of economic activity in these countries. Recognizing and understanding this vast but usually ignored sector of the economy has implications for policies related to labor force participation, girls’ education, family policy, and human capital investment.

CWW Policy Brief No. 1 is entitled How “Counting Women’s Work” Matters: Evidence from the Global South and can be downloaded below.