Publications

2011

  1. Research report on the retirement age issue

    01 September 2011

    This study intends to answer the following questions through in-depth investigation: who are for and against the same retirement age for men and women, and why?; and what are the perspectives and demands with regards to the retirement age of people from various occupational groups (workers, technical professionals and cadres respectively) by gender and identity? In this way, the study aims to provide a practical and feasible basis for the modification and improvement of the retirement policy both for China's economic and social harmony as well as for progress towards greater gender equality and respect for women's human rights.

  2. Gender-based violence in the world of work: Overview and selected annotated bibliography

    24 May 2011

    This tool aims to contribute to policy development at national level, especially with entry points for responses and prevention of gender-based violence in the world of work.

  3. Guidelines on sexual harassment prevention at the workplace

    30 April 2011

    Issued by the Circular Note of the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration No. SE.03/MEN/IV/2011

  4. ILO Participatory Gender Audit: Relevance and use for the United Nations and its agencies

    15 February 2011

    This publication shows how the participatory gender audit - a unique tool for evaluating and monitoring the achievement of gender equality - can support and strengthen efforts of joint UN programming on gender equality at country level, particularly in the framework of the UN “Delivering as One” process and of mainstreaming gender into the programmes, funds and agencies’ individual and collective work.

  5. Gender Equality and Social Dialogue in South Africa

    01 February 2011

    This paper is a part of a comparative research project whose objective is to demonstrate that gender equality and social dialogue are mutually beneficial and their promotion should go hand-in-hand. This study provides valuable information on legal and institutional frameworks for promotion of social dialogue and gender equality in South Africa.

  6. Gender Equality and Social Dialogue in India

    18 January 2011

    This paper is a part of a comparative research project whose objective is to demonstrate that gender equality and social dialogue are mutually beneficial and their promotion should go hand-in-hand. This study provides valuable information on India’s progress to improve its equal employment opportunities for women and men through its legislation, policies and social dialogue.

2010

  1. Policy Brief 9 - Pay Equity in Jordan

    17 December 2010

  2. ILO Gender News: No. 17, December 2010

    16 December 2010

    The articles in this issue demonstrate ways ILO supported constituents’ efforts to better understand gender equality issues, break stereotypes and strengthen their knowledge and capacity to mainstream gender. Also provided are examples of joint work between ILO and UN agencies and intergovernmental institutions to integrate gender equality into policies.

  3. Frequently asked questions: Sexual harassment at the workplace

    23 November 2010

    This factsheet highlights frequently asked questions regarding the sexual harassment at the workplace.

  4. Developing women’s entrepreneurship in the Papua Highlands - special edition, November 2010

    02 November 2010

    Under the poverty reduction component, the ILO specifically managed the ESD programme. The project was aimed at facilitating activities to develop entrepreneurship skills among communities in these regions, primarily among indigenous Papuan women, in three regencies of Jayawijaya, Lani Jaya and Yahukimo.

  5. Gender mainstreaming strategies in decent work promotion: Programming tools; GEMS toolkit

    23 August 2010

    Equality empowers women and men. It is the right and the smart thing to do. The GEMS Toolkit provides 12 practical programming tools to facilitate the implementation of Gender Mainstreaming Strategies (GEMS) in organizations, policies, programmes and projects.

  6. Gender balance in the International Labour Conference

    10 August 2010

    This booklet provide statistics on the representation of women and men in sessions of the Conference from 2004 to 2010.

  7. Moving towards decent work for domestic workers: An overview of the ILO's work

    20 July 2010

    This paper focuses on the situation of female domestic workers employed for cleaning, cooking and care-giving.

  8. Policy Brief 6 - Yemeni Women in COOP (in Arabic)

    02 July 2010

  9. ILO Arab States Gender Equality Newsletter: No. 3, July 2010

    01 July 2010

  10. Maternity at Work: A review of national legislation

    30 June 2010

    The book provides an update of the status and progress of maternity legislation in 167 countries around the world with a focus on the conformity of national legislative provisions to the ILO Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No.183) and its accompanying Recommendation No. 191.

  11. Gender Mainstreaming in Local Economic Development Strategies : A guide

    04 June 2010

  12. ILO Gender Equality Action Plan 2010-15 - Phase I

    01 June 2010

    Following submission to the Governing Body in March 2010, the ILO Action Plan for 2010-15: Phase I Aligned with Programme and Budget 2010-11 reproduces the gender-related strategies and indicators of outcomes in the P&B 2010-11 and links them to the corresponding conclusions contained in the 2009 ILC Resolution on Gender Equality.

  13. Policy Brief 8 - Gender, Employment and the Informal Economy in Syria

    01 June 2010

  14. Workplace solutions for childcare

    24 February 2010

    The book provides an overview of diverse workplace initiatives that combine the resources and capabilities of different public and private sector actors, drawing from the experience of ten industrialized and developing countries.