Publications on Equality and discrimination

March 2012

  1. Meeting document

    Report III(1B): Giving globalization a human face (General Survey on the fundamental Conventions)

    02 March 2012

    General Survey on the fundamental Conventions concerning rights at work in light of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, 2008.

February 2012

  1. Publication

    Indigenous women workers - With case studies from Bangladesh, Nepal and the Americas

    15 February 2012

    This paper draws on the expertise and experience of two specialized ILO teams - the Programme to Promote ILO Convention No. 169 (PRO169) based in the International Labour Standards Department and the ILO’s Bureau for Gender Equality - with the aim of examining indigenous women’s position in the workforce.

December 2011

  1. International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    United Nations in the Philippines: Exhibit on initiatives and partnerships with indigenous peoples: Brochure

    30 December 2011

    In celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2011, the ILO Country Office for the Philippines as the lead agency on the United Nations Technical Working Group on Indigenous Peoples has initiated the UN IP photo exhibit.

  2. Publication

    Assessment of the environment for the development of women's entrepreneurship in Cameroon, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda and Senegal

    19 December 2011

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 15

  3. ILO Periodical

    World of Work Magazine No.73, December 2011 - A double-dip in employment?

    05 December 2011

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on jobs recession and also features stories from the world of work: Ageing population, migration, gender equality...

  4. Publication

    Report and analysis of the survey: "A truck driver's life: working conditions and sexual health" - HIV and long-distance transport in Paraguay

    01 December 2011

    The present survey, entitled “A truck driver’s life: Working conditions and sexual health”, in which 279 truck (goods transport) drivers and 58 long-distance (passenger transport) drivers participated, was conducted in seven cities throughout Paraguay during the months of April and May 2010.

  5. Publication

    Gender equality is key to workplace responses to HIV and AIDS

    01 December 2011

    Gender inequality and HIV/AIDS are inextricably linked. Women account for just over 50 per cent of all people living with HIV.

November 2011

  1. Publication

    Ethiopia: Women with disabilities harness the power of entrepreneurship

    23 November 2011

    Despite the role of empowerment in improving the livelihoods of poor people, there is still a huge gap between the theory of empowerment and its practice. To help bridge this gap and provide guidance, this story describes real-life empowerment made possible by the ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme on disability which set out to provide and promote entrepreneurship training for disabled women in Ethiopia, in partnership with local organizations. It is part of a series of stories of empowerment produced by the Development Co-operation Directorate - Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Network on Poverty Reduction of the OECD.

  2. Publication

    Promoting training and employment opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities: International experience

    10 November 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 103

  3. Publication

    Managing Your Agricultural Cooperative, “My.COOP”

    10 November 2011

    My.COOP is a training package published in 2011, covering managerial challenges that many agricultural cooperatives face, and based on the idea that strong cooperatives are necessary for a more equitable distribution of income, democracy, and for economic and social development