Publications on Equality and discrimination

January 2008

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    Using the ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work - Guidelines for the construction sector

    01 January 2008

October 2007

  1. Publication

    ABC of women workers' rights and gender equality

    29 October 2007

    This second-editioned publication presents important information relevant to women workers in entries on sexual harassment, women in development, the glass ceiling and many more. With an easy-to-follow, this book provides an essential tool raising awareness and legal literacy on gender equality issues.

August 2007

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    Spotlight on working time

    01 August 2007

    Nearly a century after adopting its first international standard on working time, a new ILO study estimates that one in five workers around the world – or over 600 million persons – are still working more than 48 hours a week, often merely to make ends meet.

  2. Publication

    Research on Best Practices for the Implementation of the Principles of ILO Convention No. 169 - Good Practices of Indigenous Political Participation: Maori Participation in New Zealand Elective Bodies: Case Study # 5

    01 August 2007

    The study present the case of Maori political representation in New Zealand as a positive example of indigenous participation in elective institutions, as required by article 6.1(b) of the ILO Convention No. 169

May 2007

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    Equality at work: Tackling the challenges. Global report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on fundamental principles and rights at work. Report of the Director-General, 2007

    10 May 2007

    Provides a global picture of job-related discrimination, citing both progress and failures in the struggle to fight discrimination ranging from traditional forms such as sex, race or religion, to newer forms based on age, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS status and disability.

April 2007

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    ILO Global Report Insidiousness and insecurity: The new face of discrimination and inequality in the world of work

    01 April 2007

    At workplaces where different people gather, one thing remains the same: despite major advances in addressing discrimination at work, inequalities between mainstream groups and those vulnerable to discrimination remain stubbornly persistent and continue to afflict millions of people worldwide.

March 2007

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    Indigenous women overcome multiple obstacles

    13 March 2007

    Indigenous peoples around the world suffer from discrimination in the world of work, but indigenous women can be particularly hard hit by the double whammy of ethnicity and gender. Jessie Fredlund of the ILO Gender Bureau and INDISCO looks at the problem and finds some success stories in Bangladesh.

January 2007

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    Helping micro and small enterprises cope with HIV/AIDS - A handbook for small business associations and service providers

    01 January 2007

    This handbook attempts to respond to the needs and constraints of small and micro enterprises, formal or informal, by providing practical guidance for those who regulate, advise and support them. The objectives of the handbook are to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on micro and small enterprise owners, managers and workers and to offer policy and technical guidance to the individuals and institutions that provide support and services to small businesses.

  2. Publication

    Newsletter - The ILO and indigenous and tribal peoples (theme - discrimination)

    01 January 2007

  3. Publication

    International labour standards on migrant workers' rights: Guide for policymakers and practitioners in Asia and the Pacific

    01 January 2007

    An update on the rights of migrant workers, including basic terms and concepts relating to migration, discrimination, the ILO, the role of international labour standards, mechanisms, and procedures to assist in implementation.