1. The Gender Pay Gap: Addressing gendered income inequality. Applying the principle of equal pay for work of equal value in times of crisis and rising poverty

  2. Beyond crisis: Driving gender equality and empowerment for women and girls of all ages through social protection

  3. Celebrate International Women’s Day 2024

    In celebrating International Women’s Day 2024, under the theme of ‘Investing in women: Accelerate progress’, the ILO puts a spotlight on the essential and inseparable roles of decent work and gender equality.


  1. The ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190): exchanges between practitioners and academia on preventing and ending violence and harassment in the world of work

  2. © Unsplash/ Jorge Barahona 2024

    Child labour and education exclusion among indigenous children

    The panel will discuss the findings of an ILO issue paper on the twin challenges of child labour and education exclusion among indigenous children. The findings of the issue paper make clear that child labour and education exclusion of indigenous children are driven in important part by broader violations of the rights of indigenous peoples.

  3. Addressing the gender pay gap in the digital economy: an EPIC side event

  4. © UN Photo/Rick Bajornas 2024

    Online and ICT-facilitated violence and harassment at work: resetting the system

  5. © Andrey Popov 2024

    Galvanizing Commitment for Action: Ending Violence and Harassment at Work

    In this webinar, U.S. and Canadian government leaders will discuss the process of ratification and its implications for ending gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work, including U.S. commitments to the principles of ILO C190.

  6. The New ILO Care Policy Investment Simulator: Technological innovation to promote gender-transformative investments in the care economy

  7. Launch of the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF)

    The launch of the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) aims at increasing awareness of ILO’s support to member States on comprehensive employment policies, including in the areas of employment diagnostics, policy design, implementation, financing, and monitoring.


  1. International Equal Pay Day 2022: Can pay transparency measures help reduce the gender pay gap?

  2. Launch of the ILO document “Inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) persons in the world of work: A learning guide”

  3. International Women’s Day 2022: Investing in care for all

    The ILO celebrates this year’s International Women’s Day by advocating for large-scale investments in a package of transformative care leave and services that benefit workers, children, families, businesses, societies and the planet.


  1. Global Action Week to promote the ratification of the Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment

    As the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment is coming into force, the ILO is organizing a Global Action Week to launch a global ratification campaign of the international standard against violence and Harassment at work.

  2. "Thank you" doesn't pay the bills: join the Equal Pay International Coalition and close the gender pay gap

    Side Event organized by the Government of Switzerland in collaboration with the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) at the 65th Commission on the Status of Women. Special guests will engage in an interactive discussion to advance equal pay for work of equal value globally and take tailored action at country level.

  3. Panel discussion on countering the regressive impact of COVID-19 on gender equality

    On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day, the ILO pays tribute to the tremendous efforts made by women in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.


  1. Building back better: Indigenous Peoples’ Voices in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Inequalities and discrimination experienced by the world’s over 476 million indigenous and tribal peoples are now exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the United Nations General Assembly held its annual discussion on the rights of indigenous peoples, the ILO joined partners of the Indigenous Navigator initiative in hosting a webinar to hear from indigenous representatives from Africa, Asia and Latin America about their perspectives on building an inclusive and sustainable COVID-19 response.

  2. Webinar: Disability Inclusion in Economic Empowerment Strategies

    How to foster inclusion of persons with disabilities in rural economies

  3. Virtual high-level event: Guiding the COVID-19 response and recovery towards a better normal free from violence and harassment

    The role of ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Recommendation (No. 206)


  1. 100 Years of Maternity Protection: Transforming Leave and Care Policies for All