Publications on Equality and discrimination

December 2023


    Gender equality and inclusion for a just transition in climate action: A practical guide

    01 December 2023

    Climate impacts could exacerbate existing inequalities and decent work deficits and become an additional driver of growing societal and economic injustice. This draft practical guide is intended to fill a knowledge gap by addressing the gender and equality dimensions of environmental challenges and opportunities in just transition policies and programmes that can minimize social, economic, and environmental risks while supporting greater inclusion and equity.

November 2023

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2023

    24 November 2023

  2. Publication

    SCORE Training catalogue

    17 November 2023

    SCORE Training helps SMEs to achieve better working conditions and productivity through its wide variety of modules and stands as an aid to compliance.

  3. Publication

    Care Work in China: Who does care work, what is its economic value and how has it been affected by Covid-19?

    09 November 2023

    UN Women and ILO worked together to produce this report to better understand care work and the economy of care in China, where policy recommendations are put forward to strengthen the societal reorganization of care to help shape a more equal and inclusive society.

  4. Publication

    Digital Employment Diagnostic Guidelines

    07 November 2023

    These guidelines serve as a comprehensive framework to assess, analyze, and understand the multifaceted dimensions of digital employment.

October 2023

  1. Improving the impact of public policies and budgets on employment outcomes

    Guide for the review of employment-related public expenditures and application to six pilot countries

    12 October 2023

    This report presents the first assessment of employment-related public expenditures (ERPEs) in six pilot countries, as an input to support the gradual transition towards pro-employment budgets. The goal is to understand the consistency of public expenditures with national employment policies and issues related to their incidence, effectiveness, and allocative efficiency.

  2. Gender equality

    Where women work in Asia and the Pacific: Implications for policies, equity and inclusive growth

    11 October 2023

    This study analyzes gender gaps in Asia and the Pacific’s labour market and shows why removing the barriers preventing women accessing decent work, increasing pay and improving working conditions can drive inclusive development and economic growth.

September 2023

  1. Issue paper

    Issue paper on child labour and education exclusion among indigenous children

    25 September 2023

    The issue paper provides an updated picture of the child labour and schooling situation of indigenous children, with a view to informing policy interventions in the lead up to the 2025 target date for ending child labour.

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Sept/Oct 2023

    24 September 2023

August 2023

  1. Technical paper

    Traditional Occupations of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Labour Statistics

    18 August 2023

    The objective of this technical paper is to facilitate reflection on possibilities for capturing the practice of the traditional occupations of indigenous and tribal peoples in labour statistics as a means to understand and monitor related trends and build evidence for public policymaking.