Measuring and valuing unwaged work. Women Count, count women’s work

The International Women Count Network, with the support of 1,200 Non-Governmental Organizations worldwide, won these historic decisions at the UN Forth World Conference of Women (Platform for Action, Beijing 1995). They are now being implemented in a number of countries.

The International Women Count Network campaigns for governments to measure and value unwaged (“unremunerated” work in official accounts. The Network extends to Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Guyana, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Pakistan, Peru, The Philippines, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, UK, USA. Co-ordinated by the International Wages for Housework Campaign and International Black Women for Wages for Housework.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s