Gender pay gap

“Thank you” doesn’t pay the bills

Globally, women still earn 20 per cent less than men on average for doing the same type of work. The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to increase the gender pay gap even further, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, in a video message at an Equal Pay International Coalition event, taking place during the UN Commission on the Status of Women meetings in New York.

Date issued: 17 March 2021 | Size/duration: 3:43