Publications

2016

  1. 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 infor¬mation available from a range of sources on indigenous peoples in the world of work in 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific. It is intended as a tool for ILO constituents and development practitioners seeking initial information on these issues.

  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

    Guidance note

  11. ILO and disability-inclusion

    24 September 2015

  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. (EPUB version)

  13. 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.

  14. Reporting on disability: Guidelines for the media

    28 May 2015

    These Guidelines are intended as a tool for professional communicators to promote inclusiveness and the fair and accurate portrayal of people with disabilities.

  15. PRIDE at work: A study on discrimination at work on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in Thailand

    14 May 2015

    GED Working Paper No. 3/2015

  16. The motherhood pay gap: A review of the issues, theory and international evidence

    06 March 2015

    Evidence that mothers suffer a wage penalty over and above the penalty for being a woman raises concerns not only for gender equality but also for the capacity of societies to manage a sustainable balance between their economic aims of active female participation in paid work and the social aims of providing a fair distribution of income to support the reproduction and rearing of children. These concerns underpin ILO Conventions designed to combat inequality in women’s position in paid employment, especially associated with motherhood status.

  17. The motherhood pay gap: A review of the issues, theory and international evidence

    06 March 2015

    Evidence that mothers suffer a wage penalty over and above the penalty for being a woman raises concerns not only for gender equality but also for the capacity of societies to manage a sustainable balance between their economic aims of active female participation in paid work and the social aims of providing a fair distribution of income to support the reproduction and rearing of children. These concerns underpin ILO Conventions designed to combat inequality in women’s position in paid employment, especially associated with motherhood status.

  18. Women in Business and Management: Gaining momentum

    12 January 2015

    This report brings together available data and ILO statistics to provide a comprehensive, up to-date and global picture of women in the business world and in management positions.

2014

  1. ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality 2010-15 - Phase III: Aligned with Programme and Budget 2014-15

    01 December 2014

    Following submission to the Governing Body in March 2012, the ILO Action Plan for 2010-15: Phase III is aligned with the Programme and Budget 2014-15. Phase III reproduces the gender-related strategies and indicators of outcomes in the P&B 2014-15 and links them to the corresponding conclusions contained in the 2009 ILC Resolution on Gender Equality.