Resources on Gender equality

  1. Event

    ILO at the 2018 United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

  2. © CNA 2018

    Channel News Asia

    Economic cost of sexual violence in India

    11 July 2018

    About 20 million women have vanished from India's workforce in the last eight years. And every year, more continue to drop out. Aya Matsura, ILO Gender specialist, tells CNA about the importance of education in ending sexual violence.

  3. © Bloomberg 2018

    Bloomberg

    Their jobs haven’t changed, but Iceland’s women are getting raises

    09 July 2018

  4. Publication

    Advancing cooperation among women workers in the informal economy: The SEWA way

    05 July 2018

    This report aims to provide an understanding of the challenges and opportunities for cooperatives and other SSE units in empowering women workers in the informal economy, with a specific focus on SEWA’s experience. It is based on individual interviews and focus group discussions with select cooperative leaders and members and also uses select studies presenting the forty-year experience of SEWA with cooperatives.

  5. © AFP 2018

    The Economist

    Culture and the labour market keep India’s women at home

    05 July 2018

  6. © Alamy 2018

    The Guardian

    UN: spend an extra £5tn by 2030 to tackle global 'care crisis'

    28 June 2018

  7. Executive summary

    Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work [Summary]

    28 June 2018

    This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work. A key focus is the persistent gender inequalities in households and the labour market, which are inextricably linked with care work.

  8. Report

    Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work

    28 June 2018

    This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work. A key focus is the persistent gender inequalities in households and the labour market, which are inextricably linked with care work.

  9. © Dominic Chavez / World Bank 2018

    Care economy

    ILO calls for urgent action to prevent looming global care crisis

    28 June 2018

    New ILO report highlights inadequate policy responses to the rising demand and quantifies the extent of the care burden on women.

  10. Women in STEM

    ILO, TESDA opens 175 Technology Scholarships for Women

    21 June 2018

    Full scholarships in animation, game creation and web development are open to women ages 18 to 45 years old. ILO and TESDA, with the support of JPMorgan Chase Foundation have opened 175 scholarships for more women in the Philippines to venture in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related careers.