Publications

2016

  1. Twitter picture

    08 December 2016

  2. Promoting diversity and inclusion through workplace adjustments: A practical guide

    30 November 2016

    This guide aims to explain the concept of reasonable adjustments (“reasonable accommodation”) and provide practical step-by-step guidance on how and when these should be provided in the workplace.

  3. i-Flash EVAL Comic Strip, No 19. - ILO high level evaluations 2016

    29 November 2016

  4. Addressing Occupational Violence: An overview of conceptual and policy considerations viewed through a gender lens

    23 November 2016

    This report reviews the international literature and a selection of regulatory instruments with respect to occupational violence - work-related violence involving incidents in which a person is physically, psychologically or sexually assaulted, threatened, harassed, bullied or mobbed in circumstances relating to their work. This definition covers a broad range of actions and behaviours that can create a risk to the health and safety of employees. This report provides an overview of policy strategies addressing the prevention of occupational violence. It also examines the various, (sometimes competing) conceptual frameworks underpinning policy responses to violence, and describes different models of regulatory and policy interventions. It also examines compensation for disability attributable to occupational violence, and other remedies and sanctions. The report identifies the gender dimensions of occupational violence and the need for gender-responsive policy in this area.

  5. Gender balance in the International Labour Conference

    16 November 2016

    This report is a compilation of data on the representation of women and men in the International Labour Conference.

  6. Procedures for consultations with indigenous peoples - Experiences from Norway

    10 November 2016

    The ILO is seeking to document experiences regarding consultation with and participation of indigenous and tribal peoples for consideration by interested governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, as well as organizations of indigenous peoples. The present study looks at Norway, which was the first country to ratify Convention No. 169 in 1990.

  7. ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality 2016-17

    15 October 2016

    This Action Plan aims to support effective and inclusive gender-responsive delivery of the Decent Work Agenda by operationalizing the ILO gender equality policy.

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

    02 August 2016

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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

    18 March 2016

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.