1. Global Action Week to promote the ratification of the Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment

    As the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment is coming into force, the ILO is organizing a Global Action Week to launch a global ratification campaign of the international standard against violence and Harassment at work.

  2. "Thank you" doesn't pay the bills: join the Equal Pay International Coalition and close the gender pay gap

    Side Event organized by the Government of Switzerland in collaboration with the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) at the 65th Commission on the Status of Women. Special guests will engage in an interactive discussion to advance equal pay for work of equal value globally and take tailored action at country level.

  3. Panel discussion on countering the regressive impact of COVID-19 on gender equality

    On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day, the ILO pays tribute to the tremendous efforts made by women in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.


  1. Building back better: Indigenous Peoples’ Voices in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Inequalities and discrimination experienced by the world’s over 476 million indigenous and tribal peoples are now exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the United Nations General Assembly held its annual discussion on the rights of indigenous peoples, the ILO joined partners of the Indigenous Navigator initiative in hosting a webinar to hear from indigenous representatives from Africa, Asia and Latin America about their perspectives on building an inclusive and sustainable COVID-19 response.

  2. Webinar: Disability Inclusion in Economic Empowerment Strategies

    How to foster inclusion of persons with disabilities in rural economies

  3. Virtual high-level event: Guiding the COVID-19 response and recovery towards a better normal free from violence and harassment

    The role of ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Recommendation (No. 206)


  1. 100 Years of Maternity Protection: Transforming Leave and Care Policies for All


  1. ILO at the 39th session of the Human Rights Council

  2. ILO at the 2018 United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

  3. ILO at the Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

  4. © Club Med UK 2021

    International Women's Day 2018

  5. Rural Women at Work: Bridging the gaps

  6. Promoting a ’One-UN’ Approach to Indigenous Peoples’ Rights at the Country Level: The Second Phase of the UN Indigenous Peoples’ Partnership


  1. Indigenous women's rights and empowerment: Catalyst for an inclusive and sustainable economy

    ILO Side-event during the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

  2. ILO at the Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

  3. ILO course on "Including diversity and preventing discrimination", 22-26 May 2017

    The ILO International Training Centre in Turin is organizing a training course in Turin. The deadline for sending applications is 22 April 2017.

  4. International Women's Day 2017

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    International Women's Day 2017

    The ILO marked International Women’s Day with the launch of a ground-breaking new report which provides a global snapshot of attitudes about women and work for the first time ever. The report, which is based on data from the Gallup World Poll, was launched a special event at Gallup headquarters in Washington D.C. Speakers included actor, producer and activist Eva Longoria.

  6. Facebook interview with Eva Longoria

    On International Women's Day, the ILO hosted a live conversation with actor and women’s right activist, Eva Longoria. See what she had to say after taking part in the joint ILO/Gallup event on Women and the World of Work, at Gallup headquarters in Washington.

  7. Eva Longoria speaks up to promote gender equality at work

    Actor, producer and activist, Eva Longoria, takes part in a joint ILO/Gallup event in Washington DC to celebrate International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017.