Resources on Gender equality

  1. © The Financial Express 2019

    The Financial Express

    ILO, IFC launch scheme to increase women supervisors in RMG sector

    12 March 2019

  2. © The Namibia Economist 2019

    The Namibia Economist

    Domestic workers convention ratification set to advance gender equality

    11 March 2019

  3. Video

    ILO’s Employment Intensive Investment Programs in Timor-Leste promoting gender equality and women's empowerment

    11 March 2019

    Currently in Timor-Leste, the ILO is implementing two Employment Intensive Investment Programs, with the overall goal of promoting social and economic benefits from improved road access for women and men in rural Timor-Leste.

  4. Report

    A quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future of work for all

    07 March 2019

    This report is the culmination of the extensive and often ground-breaking work undertaken in the ILO’s Women at Work Centenary Initiative. It is closely aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  5. © Community Eye Health 2019

    International Women’s Day

    Work-related gender gaps persist but solutions are clear – new ILO report

    07 March 2019

    Work-related gender gaps have not seen any meaningful improvement for 20 years, but a new ILO report says that the path to progress is clear.

  6. International Women’s Day 2019

    Celebrating the contributions of EIIPs to a more gender-equitable future

    06 March 2019

  7. Employment Policy Brief

    Building a gender-equitable future through Employment Intensive Investment Programmes

    06 March 2019

    This policy brief explores the gender gaps and potential in infrastructure works, highlights good practices and promising results, and outlines measures to allow women to participate in, benefit from, and contribute to infrastructure works programmes.

  8. Report

    The Social Construction of Migrant Care Work At the intersection of care, migration and gender

    04 March 2019

    This publication examines the implications of migration in the care economy and its effects on women’s economic empowerment and gender equality. It focuses on the working conditions of women and men migrants performing care work in destination countries; how migration in the care economy affects gender equality at work; and areas for policy action. The paper highlights the need for effective and coordinated policies to help improve the governance of labour migration for health-care workers, address decent work deficits of care workers for better recruitment and reten­tion and improve skills recognition and certification.

  9. Blog

    From exploited to empowered – my journey as a domestic worker

    04 March 2019

    Sponsored by the ILO, Novelita Palisoc from the Philippines, gave an inspiring TED talk in Geneva, Switzerland telling her story as an exploited domestic worker who eventually found her calling as an empowered domestic workers’ union leader representing all of Asia.

  10. ILO 100 on the International Women's Day

    Seminar for International Women’s Day 2019: Think equal, build smart and innovate for change

    Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) creates an opportunity to explore new ways of removing barriers and accelerating progress for gender equality.