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Families and the World of Work

Four Country Profiles of Family-sensitive Policies

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: February 2001
  • Page count: 56
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 00.IV.5

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Families and the World of Work presents case studies that show how the goal of fostering a comprehensive approach to family and work policies can be enhanced. It offers policy makers an opportunity to learn from the activities and initiatives in Argentina, Egypt, India and the Netherlands. The variety of approaches, including numerous examples of productive involvement of Governments and of non-governmental organizations, provide a valuable resource to policy makers. Families and the World of Work offers an opportunity to assess both the successes and shortcomings of an enormous range of family and work-related initiatives that help families to attain productive and sustainable employment.