19 January 2018
Voices of women at work are an essential component of any initiative on women’s economic empowerment. This principle is at the heart of the Jordanian National Committee for Pay Equity’s work. This collection of voices reflect views from some of the people who have taken part in these efforts. Their collective contributions have been very valuable in designing, shaping, and furthering the initiative to realize pay equity and childcare in Jordan.
Infographic: Promoting youth employment and empowerment of young women in Jordan: An assessment of active labour market policies
17 January 2018
The Youth Employment Inventory Jordan provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 84 youth employment interventions implemented between 2012 and 2016.
03 December 2017
Trade unions are working all over the world on disability issues. This research captures and summarises trade union action on disability from over 50 countries, including developed, emerging and developing economies. The research offers a new perspective to trade unions who have not worked on this issue, and points to opportunities for others to develop their work further.
27 November 2017
The Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration – Middle East Edition details technical terminology relating to forced labour, human trafficking, displacement, refugees and labour migration, and proposes accurate and neutral alternatives to inflammatory and discriminatory terms commonly used. The glossary also provides a more complete and nuanced understanding of migration.
Promoting youth employment and empowerment of young women in Jordan: An assessment of active labour market policies
17 November 2017
The ILO Taqeem “Impact Report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported employment assessment and impact evaluations. The goal is to improve the evidence base for “what works” in the effective design and implementation of integrated employment policy responses for youth and women’s employment. Taqeem is a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of an IFAD-financed project titled “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”.
20 September 2017
Under the aegis of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, this joint report by ILO, UNDP and UNHCR presents examples of good practices from around the world, showcasing innovative approaches to youth employment that help to build peace and resilience in fragile and conflict affected situations.
05 September 2017
Worldwide, almost 60 percent of working children aged 5–17 years can be found working in agriculture (including farming, fishing, aquaculture, forestry, and livestock). This amounts to more than 98 million girls and boys.
IMPACT REPORT: Empowering Young Women through Business and Vocational Training: Evidence from a Field Intervention in Rural Egypt
01 September 2017
The ILO Taqeem “Impact Report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. The studies use experimental and quasi-experimental approaches to estimate employment outcomes of active labour market policies and programmes. The goal is to improve the evidence base for “what works” in the effective design and implementation of integrated employment policy responses for youth and women’s employment. Taqeem is a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of an IFAD-financed project titled “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”.
The impact of skills training on the financial behaviour, employability and educational choices of rural young people: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Morocco
14 July 2017
The “Impact report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative studies which describe the impact estimates of evaluations of youth employment interventions based on experimental and quasi-experimental designs.
Promoting women’s empowerment in the Middle East and North Africa: A rapid evidence assessment of labour market interventions
14 July 2017
The Taqeem Impact Brief Series documents how organizations measure outcomes of their employment programmes, the tools that are applied and the findings and recommendations that emerge to assist them in improving impacts and programme design. This rapid evidence assessment analyses gender equality outcomes of Active Labour Market Programmes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).