“Making the crisis recovery work for women!”
Recovery measures should seek innovative ways to create decent work to ensure that women – alongside men – have equal access to better education, re-skilling and training leading to jobs. Women should have equal chances for careers in science and technology as men, as new jobs emerge and old jobs recover.
This year, the International Women’s Day in ILO will be celebrated on Monday 7 March, not 8 March, which is the official date of the day. The event will consist of a high-level panel debate from 12:30 to 14:30 at ILO headquarters. Opened to the public, this event is also part of a one-week programme of activities organized by UN agencies to commemorate the 100 anniversary of International Women’s Day.
- 7 March, 12:30 to 14:30, ILO Building, Geneva : Invitation Poster , Programme and Biographies of panellists
- 7-11 March, UN Agencies, Geneva : Programme of activities by UN agencies
International Women’s Day marked around the world
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- ILO Pretoria Office interview with Clicks group South Africa, awarded on the occasion of the International Women’s Day (IWD) for taking leadership in setting up best practices on sexual harassment in the workplace
- Message from Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet for International Women's Day 2011
- UN Women: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
- UN Women and ILO awards South African companies on International Women’s Day