Publications on Work-life balance

  1. World Social Protection Report 2020–22: Regional companion report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

    30 November 2021

    This regional companion report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is intended to complement the ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2021–22. Social Protection at the Crossroads – in Pursuit of a Better Future. The regional companion report first gives a global perspective that is taken from the main report and outlines recent developments in social protection systems worldwide. It then highlights key developments, challenges and priorities for social protection in the MENA region.

  2. How to promote disability inclusion in programmes to prevent, address and eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work

    30 November 2021

    This information note promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in programmes to prevent, address and eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work. It is aimed at everyone in the world of work and, in particular, at government officials, members of trade unions and representatives of workers’ organizations, and enterprises and their representative organizations. It is relevant in applying the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 (No. 206).

  3. Principles and guidelines for human factors / ergonomics (HFE) design and management of work systems.

    04 November 2021

  4. Gender perspective in child labour - Executive summary

    25 October 2021

    This study seeks to understand, from a gende rperspective, how the living conditions of families,how the professional careers of adults and how the sexual division of labour in households affect the associations that Children and Adolescents(C&As) establish with labour and how they affect the construction of expectations and imaginaries with respect to the future labour opportunities of C&As.

  5. Regional study of child labour and social protection in childhood in Argentina - Executive summary

    30 September 2021

  6. Child labour and family dynamics - Executive summary

    20 September 2021

  7. Measuring Women and Men’s Work: Main Findings from a Joint ILO and World Bank Study in Sri Lanka

    01 September 2021

    This report presents a range of findings from the joint ILO and World Bank Study completed in partnership with the Department of Census and Statistics of Sri Lanka. The report shows the key areas of inconsistency discovered between the labour force survey and multi-topic living standards survey, how those inconsistencies were addressed across a range of topics including the measurement of employment, labour underutilization and own-use production work. In addition the report highlights the range of valuable data that can be generated when the 19th ICLS standards are applied through household surveys.

  8. Measuring Women and Men’s Work: Summary of Main Findings and Recommendations from a Joint ILO and World Bank Study in Sri Lanka

    01 September 2021

    This report highlights the key findings from the Joint ILO and World Bank Study completed in partnership with the Department of Census and Statistics of Sri Lanka. In addition it highlights the key lessons learned and recommendations for household surveys seeking to measure in line with the latest international statistical standards, in particular those adopted at the 19th ICLS.

  9. Violence and harassment in the world of work: A guide on Convention No. 190 and Recommendation No. 206

    16 July 2021

    ILO Guide on Convention No. 190 and Recommendation No. 206 to shed light on definitions, core principles and measures enshrined in these instruments.

  10. Rendere il lavoro dignitoso una realtà per i lavoratori domestici – Sintesi del rapporto

    15 June 2021