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Application Open for the Online Moderated Course on Care Economy

30 June 2015

The UN Women Training Centre is opening the period of application for Why We Care about Care: An online moderated course on Care Economy. This 8 week course will run from 14 September to 15 November, 2015 and will be held in both Spanish and English.

UPDATE: The registration for the online moderated course on Care Economy will be open until Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 4PM New York time (10pm CET). Interested participants can register and apply for this course here

This moderated course seeks to provide a global perspective on care, care work, and care economy. It will enhance awareness, knowledge and understanding on the critical place care work occupies in development, while simultaneously providing skills and tools for analyzing and identifying types of interventions and policies for a fair and equal social organization of care to advance human development, gender equality and women’s empowerment.

This will benefit those who want to gain knowledge and deeper understanding about care, care work, and care economy particularly those who work as development practitioners, policy makers and advocates who are working on economic empowerment, public policy, and gender equality.

This course will be moderated by Dr. Amaia Pérez Orozco, an international expert on care economy, and will include a series of online lectures from international guest speakers.

The course fee is US$ 800 and a limited number of scholarships are available. Please see the course flyer for more information, or contact