Resources on Equality and non-discrimination in the Arab States

  1. Re-valuing Women’s Employment: Implementing Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value in Jordan

    02 May 2012

    The project promotes the effective implementation of the principle of equal pay for work of equal value in Jordan.

  2. ILO Arab States Gender Equality Newsletter (10th issue)

    01 April 2012

    January - March 2012

  3. Mainstreaming Gender Equality Concerns in Palestinian Cooperatives

    29 July 2011

    This policy brief presents the summary of a study from the International Labour Organization (ILO) on women cooperatives in the West Bank and Gaza Strip (WBGS).

  4. Palestinian Women's Economic Empowerment

    11 May 2011

    The Palestinian Women's Economic Empowerment project promotes economic recovery in refugee camps in Lebanon by supporting ongoing efforts to increase income and improve decent work conditions for women entrepreneurs. ILO and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation are working to achieve these goals in the Nahr al-Bared and Ain al-Helweh Palestinian camps.

  5. Maid in Lebanon II: Voices from home

    04 October 2010

    A documentary that explores the complexity of the relationship between migrant domestic workers and the Lebanese households as employers in an honest, and at times humorous and touching manner.

  6. Rural women producers and cooperatives in conflict settings in Arab States

    29 April 2010

    This issue brief aims to shed light on the reality and potential of cooperatives in empowering rural women in conflict settings in Arab States, based on the experience of Lebanon, Iraq, and the West Bank and Gaza Strip (WBGS).

  7. Promoting Decent Work and Gender Equality in Yemen

    31 December 2009

    ILO has had long standing development experience in Yemen, mainly through technical advisory work and technical cooperation projects in partnership with its core constituents: the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour (MOSAL), the Yemen General Federation of Workers’ Trade Union and the Federation of the Yemeni Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

  8. Building Safe Passage for Women’s Employment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

    31 December 2009

    This country brief presents an overview of the research and policy advocacy activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on gender equality in the world of work in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. It highlights the overall employment context, underlining concerns, result achieved and future plans.

  9. Advancing Women’s Employment in Lebanon: ILO in Action

    31 December 2009

    This Country Brief is part of a series that looks at the current and ongoing research and policy advocacy activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on gender equality in the world of work in Arab States. It highlights the overall employment context, the underlining concerns, the results achieved, and future plans.

  10. Enhancing the Participation of Rural Women Producers in Cooperatives in Yemen

    14 December 2009

    This policy brief aims to contribute to the ongoing debate over the role of cooperatives in generating employment and income earning opportunities for women in Yemen and elsewhere in Arab States.