Publications

2016

  1. i-Flash EVAL Comic Strip, No 18. - IERF Lands in ILO

    02 August 2016

  2. Study on discrimination at work on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in South Africa

    16 May 2016

    The report identifies both good practices, and the multiple types of discrimination facing LGBT persons in the workplace, and outlines how the ILO can work with governments, and workers’ and employers’ organizations to promote rights, diversity and tolerance in the world of work.

  3. Study on discrimination at work on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in Indonesia

    16 May 2016

    The report identifies both good practices, and the multiple types of discrimination facing LGBT persons in the workplace, and outlines how the ILO can work with governments, and workers’ and employers’ organizations to promote rights, diversity and tolerance in the world of work.

  4. i-Flash EVAL Comic Strip, No. - Where are the evaluators?

    18 March 2016

  5. Women at Work Trends 2016

    08 March 2016

    This report provides the latest ILO data on women’s position in labour markets, examines the factors behind these trends and explores the policy drivers for transformative change.

  6. Women at Work: Trends 2016 [Summary]

    08 March 2016

    The Women at Work report provides the latest ILO data on women’s position in labour markets, examines the factors behind these trends and explores the policy drivers for transformative change.

  7. Global Mapping of the Provision of Care through Cooperatives: Survey and Interview Findings

    03 March 2016

    Cooperatives are emerging as an innovative type of care provider, particularly in the absence of viable public or other private options.This report lists challenges and opportunities that cooperatives face in the care sector, highlighting resources that cooperatives need in order to be viable care providers, enterprises and employers.

  8. The gender and motherhood wage gap in The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: An econometric analysis

    02 February 2016

    The results of this study suggest that while women are paid about 18-19 per cent of a men’s wages in The former Yugoslav Republic in Macedonia, surprisingly, mothers with a small child aged up to 6 years were paid equally to non-mothers (or mothers with older children) in 2011, and earned 6 per cent more than women without small children in 2014.

2015

  1. Indigenous peoples in Cameroon: a guide for media professionals

    01 December 2015

    This publication is the outcome of exchanges between media professionals and indigenous peoples’ representatives. It seeks to promote cooperation between media professionals and indigenous peoples’ communities in order to overcome stereotypes and disrespect for indigenous peoples and their cultures.

  2. Indigenous Peoples in the World of Work in Asia and the Pacific: A Status Report

    01 December 2015

    Concerns for indigenous peoples’ rights and well-being are an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which seeks to tackle poverty and inequality by empowering groups experiencing socioeconomic vulnerability. This report compiles, systematizes and analyses information on indigenous peoples in the world of work in 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific.

  3. Gender balance in the International Labour Conference - Statistics on the representation of women and men in the ILC (2009–15)

    01 December 2015

    This booklet provide statistics on the representation of women and men in sessions of the Conference from 2009 to 2015.

  4. Decent work for persons with disabilities: promoting rights in the global development agenda

    30 November 2015

  5. Domestic work, wages, and gender equality: Lessons from developing countries

    30 November 2015

    GED Working Paper No. 5/2015 The paper seeks to contribute to a better understanding of developments regarding labour market participation and remuneration in the domestic work sector in comparison with other sectors. It looks at the basic characteristics of female domestic workers, gaps in minimum wage coverage, compliance, and the extent of minimum wage violations. Presenting empirical evidence on labour market inequality along gender lines, the paper discusses the role of minimum wages for reducing gender disparity, questions of regulatory design and enforcement issues.

  6. Cash transfer programmes, poverty reduction and empowerment of women in South Africa

    23 November 2015

    GED Working Paper No. 4/2015 Social protection plays a key role for gender equality and women’s empowerment and social protection floors, in particular, can play a key role in closing coverage gaps for women. Aiming at preventing or alleviating poverty, vulnerability and social exclusion, social protection floors play a key role in economic and social development.

  7. i-Flash EVAL Comic Strip, No. 1 - The One with Lessons Learned

    16 November 2015

  8. Moving towards disability inclusion: Stories of change

    09 November 2015

    The stories presented in this publication illustrate how the ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme through the PROPEL project is promoting employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. PROPEL operates in Ethiopia, China, Indonesia, Viet Nam and Zambia.

  9. Facts on disability

    04 November 2015

    People with disabilities make up an estimated one billion, or 15 per cent, of the world’s population. Approximately 785 million are of working age.

  10. Inclusion of people with disabilities in national employment policies

    24 September 2015

    This note is designed to provide step-by-step support in effectively including women and men with disabilities in the development of national employment policies (NEP) throughout the policy process. It is aligned with the ILO Guide for the formulation of national employment policies which should be read in conjunction with this guide. Further, the resource guide on gender issues in employment and labour market policies gives guidance on how to effectively embed gender dimensions in NEP development.

  11. ILO and disability inclusion

    24 September 2015

    The ILO promotes equality of opportunity and treatment for persons with disabilities in the world of work. Access of persons with disabilities to decent work is important both as an essential right and in terms of the economic advantages it brings. To achieve this goal, the ILO works to increase the employability of persons with disabilities, to support employers becoming more inclusive and to promote enabling legislative and policy environments.

  12. Indigenous Persons with Disabilities: Access to Training and Employment

    28 August 2015

    This paper was prepared as a resource for a panel discussion organized by the ILO in cooperation with the Government of Australia during the 14th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on 23 April 2015 in New York.