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Who cares about the unpaid carers? A story of global exploitation

Our welfare and well-being is dependent on ‘carers’, but their plight is too often ignored by policymakers around the world. A report published in August by the special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, argues that the unequal care responsibilities heaped on women was a ‘major barrier to gender equality and to women’s equal enjoyment of human rights, and, in many cases, condemn women to poverty’.

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/video/2013/oct/07/who-cares-unpaid-carers-exploitation

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