Publications

2018

  1. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Country Report for Jamaica

    30 November 2018

    The Jamaica Country Report begins with an overview of the general features of gender at work in the Caribbean, based on a review of research literature (Part One). It is based mainly on quantitative data analysis of the labour market situation of women and men. The focus of Parts Two and Three is analysis of the institutional and legal response to gender at work issues, again comprising mostly qualitative information from reports, laws and academic studies. In the discussion of the findings in Part Four, there is an examination of the specific barriers to gender equality in the world of work in Jamaica, and an evaluation of the actions taken to address them.

  2. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Country Report for Guyana

    30 November 2018

    The Guyana Country Report begins with an overview of the general features of gender at work in the Caribbean, based on a review of research literature (Part One). It is based mainly on quantitative data analysis of the labour market situation of women and men. The focus of Parts Two and Three is analysis of the institutional and legal response to gender at work issues, again comprising mostly qualitative information from reports, laws and academic studies. In the discussion of the findings in Part Four, there is an examination of the specific barriers to gender equality in the world of work in Guyana, and an evaluation of the actions taken to address them.

  3. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Country Report for Dominica

    30 November 2018

    The Dominica country report begins with an overview of the general features of gender at work in the Caribbean, based on a review of research literature (Part One). It is based mainly on quantitative data analysis. The focus of Parts Two and Three is analysis of the institutional and legal response to gender at work issues, again comprising mostly qualitative information from reports, laws and academic studies. In the discussion of the findings in Part Four, there is an examination of the specific barriers to gender equality in the world of work in Dominica, and an evaluation of the actions taken to address them.

  4. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Country Report for Antigua and Barbuda

    30 November 2018

    The Antigua and Barbuda Country Report begins with an overview of the general features of gender at work in the Caribbean, based on a review of research literature (Part One). It is based mainly on quantitative data analysis. The focus of Parts Two and Three is analysis of the institutional and legal response to gender at work issues, again comprising mostly on qualitative information from reports, laws and academic studies. In the discussion of the findings in Part Four, there is an examination of the specific barriers to gender equality in the world of work in Antigua and Barbuda, and an evaluation of the actions taken to address them.

  5. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Synthesis Report for Five Countries

    30 November 2018

    The aim of this report (and the country studies) is to provide a basis on which to engage with constituents and stakeholders to further refine and enrich the analysis and fill information gaps, as well as foster explicit gender equality actions in the world of work over the years to come.

  6. A just transition to a green economy in Guyana - A think piece by the Decent Work Team for the Caribbean

    15 November 2018

    The objective of this think piece is to explore the inter linkages between the GSDS and the world of work with the aim of making recommendations on how to best ensure decent work principles

  7. ILO Caribbean NewsLink, July-September 2018

    25 October 2018

    Suriname prepares for 2nd Decent Work Country Programme; ILO conducts Workshops to upgrade constituents skills in conciliation and mediation; Trinidad and Tobago embarks on reforming the Trade Unions Act; T&T National consultations to codify the labour legislation ongoing; Developing trade union perspectives on the future of work; Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation host the 2018 Labour Law Workshop in partnership with the ILO; The ILO, UN Women and the EU form a strategic partnership to implement ‘Win-Win: Gender Equality means Good Business’ programme; BELIZE: Government close the social security coverage gap for the self-employed with ILO’s support; GRENADA: in the process of developing an OSH Policy with ILO’s support; ILO participates in Caribbean Forum on population, youth and development; ILO facilitates training in Suriname on functions of employment services; Government of Jamaica continues its programme on the elimination of child labour with support from the ILO and the Government of Brazil...and more

  8. Recommendation No. 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience: What Role for Trade Unions?

    12 October 2018

    This policy brief aims at assisting workers’ organisations in positioning themselves with regard to conflicts and disasters, in particular, with regard to the generation of employment and decent work for the purpose of prevention, recovery, peace, and resilience with respect to crisis situations arising from both conflicts and disasters.

  9. Women in Business and Management: Gaining Momentum in the Caribbean

    26 September 2018

    This report responds to the need for further research into women in business and management in the Caribbean to provide companies and EBMOs with the very information they could benefit from.

  10. Factsheet - Women in business and management: Gaining momentum in the Caribbean

    26 September 2018