Good practicies and challenges in the Maternity protection Convention 2000 (no. 183) and the Workers with family Responsibilities Convention 1981 (no. 156): A Comparative Study
The goal of this working paper is to contribute toward improved ratification rates of Conventions Nos. 183 and 156 and the effective implementation of both the Conventions and their accompanying Recommendations. Within this goal, specific aims of the working paper include the following. Enhance knowledge-sharing of good practices and lessons learned through national case studies on ratification and application of the two Conventions, as well as challenges and lessons learned, across regions and within different national economic, political and cultural contexts. Identify some trends and research gaps, as well as emerging challenges, in recent literature on maternity protection and on workers with family responsibilities.