New publicationMay 11, 2012
Significant gender differences with regard to wages and remuneration are prevalent in labour markets in every country of the world. In the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, however, they seem particularly high. According to one study, women’s average net wage in 2006 was 27.4 per cent lower than that of men. The paper provides an important overview of women’s employment in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in the last 15 years, and presents a picture of gender equality in today’s labour market through data and the review of literature.
Press releaseJune 29, 2011
Started in 2009, in the wake of the global economic crisis, the joint EU-ILO project ‘Gender Equality in the World of Work’ project has enabled labour market institutions and social partners to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the Ukrainian world of work by developing, implementing and monitoring gender-sensitive policies and programmes.
24 October 2012
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on the 8th of October 2012 to kick-start cooperation in the area of gender equality in the Ukrainian world of work.
15 June 2012
The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe has assisted the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Moldova in setting up and implementing awareness raising campaigns for the agricultural and construction sectors. In Ukraine, a campaign has been developed to promote gender equality in the workplace and a new campaign is being prepared now on how labour inspectors can help achieve decent work goals. ILO Online asks Mr. Joaquim Pintado Nunes, Labour Inspection Expert about these campaigns.
29 June 2011
Over 100 participants from the Government, employers’ and workers’ organizations, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, the International Labour Office (ILO) as well as civil society at large came together in Kyiv, on 29 June 2011, to discuss the results of the joint EU-ILO project ‘Gender Equality in the World of Work’ project.