Equality and discrimination resources

May 2020

  1. Flyer for SSO/ILO project: "Building actuarial and research capacity within the Thailand Social Security Office"

    26 May 2020

    This flyer summarises the ILO/SSO Project: "Building actuarial and research capacity within the Thailand Social Security Office". It provides an overview of the aims of the 54 month project and a description of the activities

  2. The ILO Actuarial Services Facility in Bangkok: Providing actuarial support for countries and institutions in the Asia and Pacific region

    26 May 2020

    This flyer summarises the ILO Actuarial Services Facility in Bangkok. It details the importance of actuarial work, the services provided by the facility and why the ILO's actuarial work is trusted in the region.

March 2020

  1. China’s Global Business and Disability Network ready to establish its first Inclusive Employment Resource Centre

    25 March 2020

    The 20 enterprise members of the ILO GBDN-China have decided to establish the first inclusive employment resource center to promote the employment of persons with disabilities and mitigate the impact on persons with disabilities by COVID-19.

  2. Soft Skills Training for Public Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVETs)’ Instructors in Indonesia

    The Women in STEM project aims to empower pre-employed female youth by providing them with relevant ICT technical skills and soft/core skills training, as well as employed female employees by strengthening their soft/core skills training that are relevant for career development.

February 2020

  1. Executive summary on national assessment of women's entrepreneurship development in Myanmar

    20 February 2020

    The overarching goal of Myanmar’s national assessment of Women’s Entrepreneurship Development (WED) is to identify deficiencies in the conditions that affect the emergence of women entrepreneurs, and the ability of existing women-owned enterprises to access resources and support they need to secure their sustainability and growth on an “equal opportunities” basis.

  2. The journey of a young, inspiring woman to promote inclusivity and women in STEM

    20 February 2020

    Her passion for technology and her determination to promote inclusivity has pushed Hastu Wijayasri to break layers of barriers as a woman in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and as a person with disability. She has been active sharing her life journey as inspiration.

  3. National assessment of women's entrepreneurship development in Myanmar

    19 February 2020

    This national assessment of Women’s Entrepreneurship Development in Myanmar presents the situation of women entrepreneurs in Myanmar and reviews the supporting entrepreneurial ecosystem to identify gender-based gaps and deficiencies. The report reviews the ability of women-owned enterprises to access resources and support they need to secure their sustainability and growth on an “equal opportunities” basis. The report contains several recommendations for policy-makers, Employers’ Organizations and service providers in Myanmar to enhance the policies, programmes and services available to support more women in starting and growing their businesses.

  4. Opportunity or Challenge? Promoting greater participation of Indonesian women in STEM

    17 February 2020

    Women are at risk of being replaced by technology, including automation and robotics, at the as they are employed predominantly in jobs requiring low science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills. Michiko Miyamoto, Country Director of the ILO in Indonesia, explained about the importance of promoting greater participation of women in STEM in Indonesia and the support given by the ILO on this issue.

December 2019

  1. Extension of social protection to workers in informal employment in the ASEAN region

    31 December 2019

    The report outlines recent trends in informal employment, challenges and opportunities for extending social protection, by different categories of workers and countries. It also documents relevant country experiences and lessons, and proposes recommendations to the regional and national policy debates on the extension of social protection coverage from legal, administrative and financial perspectives.

  2. How to extend social protection to workers in informal employment in the ASEAN region

    31 December 2019

    This policy brief is based on the findings and recommendations of the report, Expansion of Social Protection to Workers in Informal Employment, from the International Labour Organization. The report outlines recent trends in informal employment as well as the challenges and opportunities for extending social protection to all workers across the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). It describes the gaps and needs of specific groups of workers who are more likely to be excluded from social protection coverage. Structured around a proposed typology of strategies, the report documents relevant country experiences and lessons from those experiences, drawing conclusions and proposing recommendations to invigorate the regional and national policy debates on the extension of social protection coverage.