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Catching Up with the "Quiet Revolution"? Work-Family Policies in Latin America - An UNRISD Seminar

Date: 5 Oct 2012

  • Time: 12.30-13.45
  • Location: D19, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Project Title: UNRISD Seminar Series

Catching Up with the
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This talk examined policies that help reconcile work and families in Latin America.

The speakers charted changes in policies adopted between 2000 and 2011 across several dimensions, including transfers, services and regulations for care occupations, specifically domestic workers.


Juliana Martinez Franzoni, Institute of Social Research, University of Costa Rica.
Merike Blofield, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Miami.


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