1. Working Women's Equal Opportunities and Treatment - From Beijing 1995 to MDGs 2010 to Real Gender Equality

    Tripartite panel discussion, organized by the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations in New York and the ILO Bureau for Gender Equality, held at UN Headquarters in New York to coincide with the 54th session in 2010 of the Commission on the Status of Women.


  1. International Conference on Gender, Migration and Development - Seizing Opportunities, Upholding Rights

    The conference seeks to (a) highlight rights violations against women migrant workers and (b) provide a forum for policy dialogue, highlighting good practice in policies and programmes that protect the rights of women migrant workers at all stages of migration.

  2. Knowledge Sharing for Gender Mainstreaming

    Using knowledge sharing to promote gender mainstreaming in Decent Work Country Programmes was the focus of a training held in Turin, Italy from 5-9 May 2008.

  3. Investing in Decent Work for Women: Not Just Right, but Smart

    Each year, ILO marks International Women’s Day in Geneva with a major event to honour extraordinary women from all aspects of the world of work. This event has become a visible occasion for the people of Geneva as well as the international media to address women’s rights and achievements in the world of work.

  4. Planning Meeting on the Joint Immediate Outcome on Gender Equality

    Participants at a meeting held 17 January at ILO headquarters in Geneva discussed entry points in the ILO Programme and Budget (P&B) for 2008-09 for advancing gender equality in the world of work. The meeting, which brought together some 35 representatives of ILO work units, was organized by the Bureau for Gender Equality.


  1. ILO Gender Equality Action Plan 2008-09

    At the November 2007 session in Geneva of the ILO Governing Body, a revised Gender Action Plan 2008-09 was presented and overwhelmingly received.

  2. World Day Against Child Labour 2007

    On 12 June, World Day Against Child Labour focused on the elimination of child labour in agriculture.

  3. Trade Union Seminar on Gender and Child Labour

    This seminar, supported by ILO, was attended by 45 Mexican trade unionists, of whom 31 were women and 14 were men.

  4. Expert Group Meeting on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination and Violence against the Girl Child

    The purpose of the meeting was to provide a forum for independent experts to debate the issue of violence against girls.

  5. Workshop: Research Strategy and Pay Equity

  6. Public Panel on Decent Working Time for Women and Men: Balancing Workers' Needs with Business Requirements

    This interactive public panel on gender-related aspects of working time, held Thursday 3 May at ILO headquarters, brought together some 90 participants.