Publications on Equality and discrimination

November 2011

  1. Publication

    Fact sheet on Equality at work for women and men in Asia and the Pacific

    01 November 2011

    Gender equality at work – or equal employment opportunities and treatment – is fundamental for enabling men and women to claim a fair share of the wealth they help generate, in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.

October 2011

  1. Publication

    Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy for the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation (Volume 1 of 2)

    15 October 2011

    The period under review included two Strategic Policy Frameworks (SPFs), 2006–09 and 2010–15, and three P&B biennia covering the period from 2007 to 2011. The evaluation team assessed the evolution of the ILO’s non-discrimination work from activities responding to the Global Reports (GRs) and Action Plans (APs), to a specific strategic outcome, Outcome 17, under the 2010–11 P&B.

  2. Publication

    Annexes: Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy for the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation (Volume 2 of 2)

    14 October 2011

    Case studies: Discrimination and Domestic Workers; Discrimination against Migrants; Discrimination of Indigenous Peoples; Discrimination based on HIV/AIDS; Support the promotion, implementation and application of ILO Convention on Discrimination (Convention No. 111); and Disabilities

  3. Publication

    Guide to mainstreaming gender in workplace responses to HIV and AIDS

    01 October 2011

    This tool is intended to provide guidance on mainstreaming gender in world of work-related initiatives addressing HIV. It is designed for a wide range of stakeholders, especially ILO constituents – governments, and employers' and workers' organizations – as well as ILO staff and partners.

August 2011

  1. Publication

    Moving towards disability inclusion

    12 August 2011

    This publication provides insights into how disability perspectives may be incorporated into policies, laws, services and programmes, and the essential elements for sustainable and inclusive growth of societies. ILO-Irish Aid supported projects on disability (INCLUDE and PEPDEL) operating in Cambodia, Ethiopia, Thailand and Viet Nam provide the basis for the case stories, examples of good practice and lessons learned presented in this publication.

  2. ILO Periodical

    World of Work Magazine n°72, August 2011 - Fighting discrimination at work: Progress at risk

    05 August 2011

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on discrimination at work and also features stories from the world of work: Domestic work, Gender-based violence, social justice...

  3. Publication

    Gender-based violence comes at high social and economic cost

    01 August 2011

    Gender-based violence negatively impacts the world of work. It is described by many as the most prevalent human rights violation in the world, with at least one in three women globally estimated to have been coerced into sex, physically beaten, or otherwise abused in her lifetime.

  4. Publication

    Female Future: Turning the tide

    01 August 2011

    Legislation establishing quotas that ensure gender diversity in senior management positions and on boards understandably has many takers, even as some still struggle with the real face of “positive discrimination”.

  5. Publication

    Age discrimination: Older than 50, so what?

    01 August 2011

    Governments increasingly seek to increase the participation of older workers in the labour market, for example by revising retirement age provisions, says the new ILO report on discrimination at work.

  6. Publication

    The economic crisis and discrimination against migrant workers

    01 August 2011

    Migrant workers are subject to increased discrimination during economic downturns. An effective policy response depends on social dialogue in which competing interests are acknowledged. Gary Humphreys reports.