Quarterly Skills Bulletin Q1 2019 Women on Home Duties

25 June 2019 

Quarterly Skills Bulletin Q1 2019 - Women on Home Duties

218,000 women on home duties, not participating in the labour force, aged 20-64

— There is a marked difference in the circumstances of these women based on their education level.

— There is role for interventions with the education and training provision through traineeships, Springboard and other programmes with a work-based learning approach.

— Government departments, including Revenue, DEASP and DCYA also have a role in both identifying ways to encourage women to return to work and to provide any necessary supports

Woman on Home duties

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