ILO NATLEX is the database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation maintained by the ILO's International Labour Standards Department. NATLEX provides abstracts of legislation and relevant citation information on topics like work and employment, migration, health, education, and families. They provide over 100,000 records covering 196 countries and over 160 territories and subdivisions. Each record in NATLEX appears in only one of the three ILO official languages (either English, French or Spanish). Where possible, the full text of the law or a relevant electronic source is linked to the record. Here we focus on families.

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