Resources on Equality and non-discrimination in the Arab States

  1. ILO introduces key entrepreneurship training package for Iraqi women in enterprise

    27 June 2022

    With the support of the European Union, the ILO has launched one of its key entrepreneurship training programmes in Iraq to support hundreds of women to set up small-scale businesses in the agricultural sector.

  2. Gender Equality and Decent Work in Jordan 2022

    29 April 2022

  3. Rural women develop skills in Iraq's date palm sector

    07 March 2022

    Women employed on farms take part in an ILO capacity building training programme to foster skills, entrepreneurship and decent employment in the field of agriculture.

  4. ILO supports rural women in Basra to develop their skills in the date sector

    07 March 2022

    An ILO capacity building training programme for rural women in Basra seeks to foster skills, entrepreneurship and decent employment in the field of agriculture, funded by the European Union.

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    Webinar: Workers Centres in the 21st Century

    An upcoming webinar will discuss the ILO’s recent background paper about the role of workers centres in supporting vulnerable employees.

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    Lebanon Minister of Labour visits ILO for talks on new government decent work priorities

    02 November 2021

    Lebanon’s newly appointed Minister of Labour has met with ILO Regional Director for the Arab States Dr. Ruba Jaradat to outline cooperation on the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda.

  7. Workshop: Syrian and Jordanian women’s economic participation since the Jordan Compact

    The workshop, organised by the ILO, Fafo, the University of Bath, and the Yarmouk University, will provide an opportunity to discuss the initial findings of a study exploring the challenges and opportunities facing women’s labour market participation in Jordan.

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    Speech of Dr. Ruba Jaradat, ILO Regional Director for Arab States at the 47th Arab Labour Conference

    05 September 2021

    The speech highlights the need for a multi-pronged strategy in the Arab States region to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. Gender equality and labour law in the Arab States region

    03 August 2021

    Explore this interactive infographic to find out how gender equality is reflected in labour laws across countries and themes in the Arab States region

  10. ILO in Jordan and partners to work with private sector against violence and harassment

    25 June 2021