Resources on Gender equality

  1. Publication

    Women’s ILO: Transnational networks, global labour standards and gender equity, 1919 to Present

    05 February 2018

    What is the place of women in global labour policies? This book gathers new research on a century of ILO engagement with women’s work.

  2. Working Paper No. 2 / 2017

    Working conditions of indigenous women and men in Central Africa: an analysis based on available evidence

    13 December 2017

    Drawing on previous ILO research as well as a number of other available sources, this paper provides an analytical overview of key issues faced by indigenous peoples in the world of work in the Central African region. Highlighting ILO and United Nations instruments that seek to promote and protect the rights of indigenous women and men, the paper points to several measures to make these rights more effective for them, including improving data availability, protecting indigenous peoples’ rights to land and natural resources, and adopting special measures to overcome discrimination against them.

  3. Publication

    Gender dimensions of employment trends and future of work: Where would women work next?

    07 December 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 222

  4. Labour migration

    Nepal: Labour migration should be a choice

    01 December 2017

    Every year, thousands of young women from Nepal leave their country to work abroad. But many who make the decision don't have the basic skills needed for their new jobs overseas. And very few know how they may be at risk for abuse and exploitation. The ILO-DFID "Work in Freedom" program offers vocational and skills training for Nepalese women, helping them to make a more informed choice about working abroad. Watch this video as part of the ILO InfoStory "Stay or go - Migration should be a choice".

  5. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017

    Weak recovery in youth labour markets demands a sweeping response

    30 November 2017

    Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work.

  6. © Alecska 2017

    Podcast: How the world works

    Violence and Harassment in the Workplace

    29 November 2017

    Violence and harassment in the workplace is in the headlines and seems more commonplace than ever before. Where and why does it happen and what can be done to stop it?

  7. News

    The 2017 edition of the ITC ILO Gender Academy includes an elective and a master course touching upon cooperatives

    27 November 2017

  8. Training

    Academy on Rural Development: Towards Decent Work in the Rural Economy

    27 November 2017

    The Academy on Rural Employment takes place from 27 November to 8 December at ILO/ITC Campus in Turin

  9. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

    Keynote and Panel Presentation

    17 November 2017

    ILO-IFAD Taqeem Policy Roundtable: What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?

  10. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

    Bios of Speakers

    17 November 2017

    ILO-IFAD Taqeem Policy Roundtable: What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?