Publications on Work-life balance

  1. Preventing and addressing violence and harassment in the world of work through occupational safety and health measures

    22 January 2024

    The report addresses the widespread issue of violence and harassment in the workplace and emphasizes the need for comprehensive measures, including international conventions and safety protocols, to combat these challenges globally.

  2. Preventing and addressing violence and harassment in the world of work through occupational safety and health measures

    15 January 2024

    The report addresses the widespread issue of violence and harassment in the workplace and emphasizes the need for comprehensive measures, including international conventions and safety protocols, to combat these challenges globally.

  3. The introduction of a maternity cash benefit in Kenya

    12 December 2023

  4. Investments in childcare for gender equality in Asia and the Pacific

    01 August 2023

    The report highlights why and how investing in childcare impacts positively on gender equality and decent work in Asia and the Pacific.

  5. Artificial intelligence in human resource management: a challenge for the human-centred agenda?

    25 July 2023

    This paper offers guidance as to when and where the use of AI in HRM should be encouraged, and where it is likely to cause more problems than it solves.

  6. OSH and the COVID-19 pandemic: A legal analysis

    15 March 2023

    This study provides an analysis of how occupational safety and health (OSH) regulation responded to the circumstances of key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. ILO care policy investment simulator: Technical note

    07 March 2023

    This Technical Note provides guidance on how to use the online ILO Care Policy Investment Simulator by explaining the underlying methodology, calculations and results. The Simulator helps build tailor-made care policy investment packages to fill national gaps on care leave policies and services, as a means of advancing the ILO transformative agenda for gender equality and non-discrimination.

  8. Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World

    06 January 2023

    Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World provides a comprehensive review of both main aspects of working time – working hours and working time arrangements (also called work schedules) – and their effects on workers' work-life balance.

  9. Combatting Forced Labour Through Quality Skills and Lifelong Learning

    07 December 2022

    This policy brief provides an overview of the work ILO is doing in the prevention of forced Labour through skills development and Lifelong Learning. While highlighting how forced labour remains a prevalent issue at the global level, this policy brief discusses some of the main challenges faced by countries in countering forced labour and how to combat it through quality skills and lifelong learning and help people access decent work.

  10. Key findings of 'Experiences of violence and harassment at work: A global first survey'

    05 December 2022