Publications on Equality and discrimination

March 2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

February 2019

  1. Brochure

    Integrated Strategy on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work 2017-2023

    24 February 2019

  2. Publication

    Rules of the Game: An introduction to the standards-related work of the International Labour Organization (Centenary edition 2019)

    20 February 2019

    A brief presentation of the ILO’s standards policy with a view to facilitating understanding and ownership by the ILO’s traditional constituents, as well as the United Nations system, non-specialists and the broader public.

  3. Project results (2015-2018)

    ILO-IFAD Taqeem Initiative

    01 February 2019

    Evidence to improve youth and women’s rural employment in the Middle East and North Africa

November 2018

  1. Policy brief

    HIV self-testing at the workplace

    30 November 2018

    Launched ahead of World AIDS Day 2018, the policy brief, developed by ILO and WHO, outlines key planning and implementation considerations for managers and implementers on HIV self-testing at workplaces. Given the gaps in HIV testing, HIV self-testing is one of the options recommended by WHO that can be used to reach undiagnosed populations. HIV self-testing at workplaces gives workers more choices, greater confidentiality and convenience.

  2. Publication

    Consultations with indigenous peoples on constitutional recognition - The Chilean experience (2016–17)

    27 November 2018

    The ILO is seeking to document experiences regarding consultation with and participation of indigenous and tribal peoples for consideration by interested governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, as well as organizations of indigenous peoples. The present study describes the consultation process concerning constitutional recognition carried out by the Government in Chile between May 2016 and November 2017.

  3. Policy brief

    Skills for Employment Policy brief – Skills for Migration and Employment

    27 November 2018

  4. Flagship report

    Global Wage Report 2018/19: What lies behind gender pay gaps

    26 November 2018

    This report examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.

October 2018

  1. Impact Report Series, Issue 13

    Labour market challenges of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon: A qualitative assessment of Employment Service Centres

    11 October 2018

    The “Impact Report Series” disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative reports which describe the research designs, methodologies, interventions under investigation and policy and programmatic findings and recommendations.