Equality and discrimination resources

October 2008

  1. Business group formation

    13 October 2008

    The Business Group Formation (BGF) manual was developed with a view to help promote business group formation as a way to empower women and men in low-income communities by giving them more voice and improving their businesses in order to enhance their livelihoods.

  2. Indigenous and tribal people

    13 October 2008

September 2008

  1. Equality and discrimination

    18 September 2008

  2. Getting hired: A guide for job-seekers with disabilities

    05 September 2008

    This manual, used as a companion to training manual Getting hired: a trainer's manual for conducting a workshop for job-seekers with disabilities, can be helpful to organizations of people with disabilities, placement agencies, non-governmental organizations and community organizations.

  3. Lower wages for Bangladeshi women raise concerns about discrimination, ILO study finds

    01 September 2008

    A new International Labour Organization (ILO) study suggests that discrimination may be preventing women in Bangladesh from earning the same wages as men.

August 2008

  1. Decent work for all newsletter: Breaking the bondage of illiteracy

    01 August 2008

    In celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, this issue features projects and stories about work with indigenous peoples in the Philippines.

May 2008

  1. The quest to reclaim ancestral domains. A journey of hope: Implementing the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Act (IPRA) of the Philippines.

    29 May 2008

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) collaborated in producing this book, which aims at improving policy and decision-making of public and private governance institutions through developing empirical evidence of issues relevant to the indigenous peoples of the Philippines.

  2. GET Ahead for women in enterprise training package and resource kit

    01 May 2008

    Targets women in poverty who want to start or are already engaged in small-scale business.

March 2008

  1. Research study on best practices and implementation of the principles of ILO Convention No. 169

    10 March 2008

    The study is part of the case studies initiated by ILO documenting best practices for the implementation of the principles of ILO Convention No. 169. It focuses on the principles of the Convention on consultation and participation.

December 2007

  1. Nurturing the earth, nurturing life. The road to empowerment: Strengthening the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Act. Volume 2

    10 December 2007

    Indigenous peoples (IPs) in the Philippines experience poverty, marginalization, and discrimination. They are a significant target group for the International Labour Organization (ILO) under its Decent Work Country Programme.