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March 2015

  1. Article

    Women and the future of work: time to change the conversation

    06 March 2015

    In 1995, global leaders met in Beijing to adopt an ambitious roadmap for achieving gender equality in the years to come. Twenty years later, it's clear that while progress has been made, we're still a long way from reaching that goal.

  2. © Antoine Lorgnier / Only World 2015

    International Women’s Day 2015

    ILO: Progress on gender equality at work remains inadequate

    06 March 2015

    While there have been many achievements on gender equality since the Beijing Declaration on women rights was signed by 189 governments in 1995, many challenges remain, including a motherhood pay gap.

  3. ILO Blog

    Want to tackle inequality? Shore up collective bargaining

    03 March 2015

    From the forums in Davos to the protests taking place on the streets: inequality is the defining challenge of our time. It hurts economic growth, denies workers their fair share and robs families of their hopes for a better future.

  4. Labour Migration

    In their own voices

    02 March 2015

    An ILO-produced film documents the opportunities and obstacles on the path taken by migrant health-care workers from the Philippines.

February 2015

  1. Video

    2015 Edward Phelan Lecture: "The future of work"

    26 February 2015

    The National University of Ireland (NUI) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have pleasure in welcoming you this evening to the 2015 Edward Phelan Lecture. NUI and ILO first collaborated in 2013 to establish this lecture series. Both organisations feel greatly honoured that President Michael D. Higgins has agreed to give the second Phelan Lecture as part of The President of Ireland’s Ethics Initiative on 26 February at 6:30 pm (Dublin/GMT time). There will be a response from Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO. Enjoy the lecture.

  2. © A. Fiorente 2015

    International Women’s Day 2015

    Rising to the top of the footwear industry through Decent Work

    26 February 2015

    As we approach International Women’s Day, ILO News talks to Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, a young Ethiopian entrepreneur who created one of the world’s fastest growing footwear brands by betting on Decent Work

  3. Web page

    Link: Newsletter of the ASEAN TRIANGLE Project (ATP), Issue 4, February 2015

    25 February 2015

    Welcome to 2015! A big thank you to all of our constituents for your inputs over the past 2 years. The ATP would not have come this far without your dedication to migration issues in the ASEAN region...

  4. © J. Maillard / ILO 2015

    Labour market

    A remedy for inequality

    24 February 2015

    Building and bolstering labour market institutions is crucial for reducing inequality because market forces alone will not do the job.

  5. © Lydie Nesvabda 2015

    ILO Blog

    Can cooperatives deliver more jobs and greater social inclusion in a changing world of work?

    18 February 2015

  6. ILO research project

    How microfinance develops decent work

    17 February 2015

    An ILO research project shows how microfinance moves small enterprises out of the informal economy and into profit.