To mark International Women’s Day (8 March), the ILO reflects on the progress that has been made and what still needs to be done to achieve gender equality in the workplace.
Follow two women, an Indian CEO and a US school teacher, whose experiences shed an interesting light on the common challenges facing women across the globe.
Take a look back at the ILO's contribution towards gender equality in the workplace.
Looking at the challenges that lie ahead in achieving gender equality at work
The panel, opened by ILO's Director-General, Guy Ryder, was addressed by a number of keynote speakers, including ILO Decent Work Research prizewinner Professor Jayati Ghosh of India, and eminent scholar Sir Bob Hepple of the UK-based University of Cambridge.
- 2018 – Rural Women at Work: Bridging the gaps
- 2017 – Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men
- 2016 – Getting to Equal by 2030: The Future is Now
- 2015 – Women and the future of work
- 2014 – Women at Work Centenary Initiative: Where we are, and where we want to be
- 2013 – STOP Violence at work
- 2012 – Empower rural women: End hunger and poverty
- 2011 – Making the crisis recovery work for women!
- 2010 – What’s working for working women!
- 2009 – Work and family: The way to care is to share!
- 2008 – Investing in Decent Work for Women: Not Just Right, but Smart