Tag: families

Less than 20 years ago domestic workers began to demand rights and recognition. A new series shows that while they’ve made substantial progress, there is still a long way to go

Articlefamilies - labour - Migration - social inclusion - welfare - work

Not all au pairs are exploited, but they do all carry out domestic work in conditions that have been identified as encouraging maltreatment. Recognising them as workers is a first step towards ensuring their fair treatment, but it is only a first step

Articlecare - families - work

For a fuller comparative understanding of surrogacy, it is beneficial to contemplate U.S. surrogates’ point of view. Their views, although consequential, are often ignored by both opponents and proponents of this practice

Articlebodies - families - healthcare
Publication date: 08/2015
ResearchEurope - families - pay gap - pensions

Passing the German reform of parental leave took almost ten years of work, but when it finally was lauched it had a significant positive effect on mother's employment rate. Yet legacies of a traditional family model in many of the public policies persist

Articleequal opportunities - families - good practice - institutions - labour - part-time - public expenditure - work life balance

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