UN Women has released two new resources for partners working on the care economy, a technical brief on Forecasting Time Spent in Unpaid Care and Domestic Work and associated key messages.
Official summary report from side event in India highlights action areas for G20 on gender equality and the care economy. Read here.
Bhupendra Shandilya As India assumed the presidency of the G20 in December 2022, it embarked on a significant journey with the responsibility of guiding the global economic agenda. In a world grappling with multifaceted challenges, one of the standout priorities of India’s presidency has been the promotion of “women led development.” The G20 Summit presidency […]
New Brief from Data2X outlines key priorities for gender data across the 5R framework for care (recognize, reduce, and redistribute unpaid care work, and reward and represent unpaid care work), along with the addition of ‘resilience.
The World Bank Group has released a new thematic note on care. This thematic note is included as part of the WBG’s 2024-2030 gender strategy and highlights the issues, evidence, and lessons learned related to the care economy. Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/4ec36a0c-ced2-4826-9e4f-51ec66eec7bf
The Childcare4All campaign seeks to lift up the work happening at the country level to raise awareness and advocate for political commitments to strengthening childcare systems. The partner blog series highlights the challenges to building stronger childcare systems across different countries and contexts as well as the work of local partners to overcome those barriers. […]
Kidogo’s solution is an innovative social franchising model where they identify, train and support female entrepreneurs (Mamapreneurs) to start or grow their own child care micro-businesses in their local communities.
In July, the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) co-organized three events with partners at the Women Deliver conference in Kigali, Rwanda. Lucy Minayo and Brett Weisel explained why ECDAN attended the conference in an opinion piece published in the Standard Newspaper.
USAID’s new pre-primary framework provides guidance on ideal pre-primary education system including Schools and Learning Spaces, Families and Communities, and Delivery Systems.
On June 7, the World Banked held a stakeholder meeting to share updates on the Invest in Childcare Initiative and hear from partners. An overview of the Invest in Childcare initiative can be found here along with examples of what is happening in countries and publications and useful resources. For more information, visit the Invest in Childcare website