Equality and discrimination resources

January 2009

  1. ILO/Aoyama Gakuin University Lecture Series 2009: ILO's Crisis Response and Restoration/Reconstruction Activity including Experiences in Aceh

    For the second year the ILO and Aoyama Gakuin University are co-organising a series of lectures around the theme of Decent Work. A series of 13 lectures is planned between 24 September 2009 and 14 January 2010. Each of the 90 minute lectures will be given by a distinguished expert in the field, drawn from the ILO's HQ in Geneva, from the ILO's Regional Headquarters in Bangkok, or in Japan. The aim of the lecture series is to encourage recognition of the ILO's activities in the world of work, to increase understanding of international labour-related problems, and to strengthen the relationship between the ILO and academia.

December 2008

  1. Work, income and gender equality in East Asia: Action guide

    31 December 2008

    The guide gives a comparative overview of labour market and income differences between men and women.

November 2008

  1. Village banking in Lao PDR, ledger guide

    18 November 2008

    This guide elaborates on how to fill in and use the ledger. The ledger is used to show expenditure and income by the type of item (e.g. membership fees, loans, or interest).

  2. Village banking in Lao PDR, handbook for village bank management committees and support organizations

    18 November 2008

    The handbook consists of three parts. Part I explains what village banking is about, how village banks work and what principles help to ensure their success. Part II on the operation of village banks covers savings and loan policies, management, rules and regulations, gender equality as well as accounting. Part III focuses on the role of support organizations.

  3. Women’s entrepreneurship development in Vietnam

    18 November 2008

    This study looks at the development patterns of women- and men-owned businesses in Viet Nam.

  4. INDISCO Regional Technical Consultation with Partner NGOs on Indigenous Practices of Sustainable Land and Resource Management in Asian Highlands

    Asia-Pacific regional technical meeting of partner non-governmental organizations on indigenous groups and management of resources of the highlands

October 2008

  1. Indigenous people rights project summary

    31 October 2008

  2. ILO Norway agreement-Indigenous people rights project

    31 October 2008

  3. ILO Denmark agreement-Indigenous people rights project

    31 October 2008

  4. Promoting Women’s Entrepreneurship Development and Gender Equality, Phase III

    21 October 2008

    The Women’s Entrepreneurship Development and Gender Equality (WEDGE) project (2008-2011) promotes women’s entrepreneurship and support women entrepreneurs to create decent employment, achieve women’s empowerment and gender equality, and work toward poverty reduction.