Books and reports
Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage
12 September 2022
This report was produced through a collaboration between the ILO, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration.
Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people
11 August 2022
Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world. It shows where progress has or has not been made, updates world and regional youth labour market indicators, and gives detailed analyses of trends and issues facing young people in the labour market.
The gender pay gap in the health and care sector: A global analysis in the time of COVID-19
13 July 2022
Exploring decent work in the pharmaceutical industry: Job creation in the production of medical cannabis in Lesotho and Zimbabwe
11 May 2022
Is medical cannabis really capable of making a difference for poor countries in terms of growth and job creation? This book seeks to determine whether medical cannabis can indeed create jobs and wealth, notably in comparison with tobacco, for which the medicinal plant is deemed to be a viable substitute crop.
Social Dialogue Report 2022: Collective bargaining for an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery
05 May 2022
This first edition of this new ILO flagship report focuses on collective bargaining.
Understanding patterns of structural discrimination of migrant and other workers in some countries of South and West Asia
19 April 2022
This background paper reviews the literature that sheds light on the structural patterns of discrimination against migrant workers in some countries of South and West Asia. It also articulates recommendations that would help officials in UN agencies, international organizations, constituents and other civil society individuals and groups, while referring to the existing evidence of structural discrimination to support the application of international labour standards.
Care at work: Investing in care leave and services for a more gender equal world of work
07 March 2022
The report provides a global overview of national laws and practices regarding care policies, namely maternity protection, paternity, parental and other care-related leave policies, as well as childcare and long-term care services.
World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2022
17 January 2022
This ILO flagship report details the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the world of work.
The new world of work: Challenges and opportunities for social partners and labour institutions
31 December 2021
This book examines social dialogue and the role of social partners in the governance of the world of work in 34 European countries.
The future of diversity
09 December 2021
This book offers new perspectives on the concept of diversity and the role diversity can play in the future world of work.