Wednesday, March 14, 2012
[IWS] ILO: THE MATERNITY PROTECTION RESOURCE PACKAGE: FROM ASPIRATION TO REALITY FOR ALL
IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau
International Labour Organization (ILO)
THE MATERNITY PROTECTION RESOURCE PACKAGE: FROM ASPIRATION TO REALITY FOR ALL
The Maternity Protection Resource Package provides inspiration and tools to help organizations and individuals everywhere to strengthen and extend maternity protection to all women in all types of economic activity. The Package can be used as a reference for self-learning, training, policy advice, research and action by governments, trade unions, employers' organizations, ILO and UN officials, NGOs, researchers and practitioners. Numerous examples of actions in improving maternity protection at work around the world are highlighted throughout the Package, for guidance and inspiration. The message of the Package is that maternity protection at work for all is both possible and desirable, as it contributes to equitable economic growth, social cohesion and Decent Work for all women and men.
This Maternity Protection Resource Package is designed to:
- bring together information and tools, expertise and knowledge concerning each and every component comprising maternity protection at work into one place;
- serve as a resource and a guide for actors ready to launch information and education campaigns and to plan, design or monitor action that will bring about real improvements in maternity protection at work.
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