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2012

  1. Freedom of association for women rural workers: A manual

    08 August 2012

    Tis manual is an easy-to-use, practical tool for trade unions to reach out to women workers in the rural sector to inform them of their rights and engage them in activities to promote freedom of association. It goes through the various steps on how to get in contact with the workers, how to prepare for and conduct the training, and what activities to suggest for them.

  2. Freedom of association for women workers in EPZs: A manual

    08 August 2012

    This manual is an easy-to-use, practical tool for trade unions to reach out to women workers in Export Processing Zones (EPZs) to inform them of their rights and engage them in activities that promote freedom of association and organizing as a key means to improve their working conditions. It goes through the various steps on how to get in contact with the workers, how to prepare for and conduct the training, and what activities to suggest for the women workers.

  3. Gender balance in the International Labour Conference

    08 July 2012

    This booklet provide statistics on the representation of women and men in sessions of the Conference from 2006 to 2012.

  4. Dry cleaner: International Hazard Datasheets on Occupation

    04 July 2012

    The datasheet contains information on the hazards, risks and notions of prevention related to this specific occupation. The datasheet is intended for those professionally concerned with health and safety at work.

  5. Operator, Evaporator: International Hazard Datasheets on Occupation

    04 July 2012

    The datasheet contains information on the hazards, risks and notions of prevention related to this specific occupation. The datasheet is intended for those professionally concerned with health and safety at work.

  6. Chemical Reactor Operator: International Hazard Datasheets on Occupation

    04 July 2012

    The datasheet contains information on the hazards, risks and notions of prevention related to this specific occupation. The datasheet is intended for those professionally concerned with health and safety at work.

  7. ILO Gender Equality Action Plan 2010-15 - Phase II (2012-2013)

    23 April 2012

    Following submission to the Governing Body in March 2012, the ILO Action Plan for 2010-15: Phase II Aligned with Programme and Budget 2012-13 reproduces the gender-related strategies and indicators of outcomes in the P&B 2012-13 and links them to the corresponding conclusions contained in the 2009 ILC Resolution on Gender Equality.

  8. Equality and non-discrimination at work in East and South-East Asia: Guide

    18 April 2012

    The principles of equality and non-discrimination are embedded in universal notions of decency, dignity and respect, and are fundamental for promoting social justice and economic development both within and across countries.

  9. Equality and non-discrimination at work in East and South-East Asia: Exercise and tool book for trainers

    18 April 2012

    The principles of equality and non-discrimination are embedded in universal notions of decency, dignity and respect, and are fundamental for promoting social justice and economic development both within and across countries.

  10. Indigenous women workers - With case studies from Bangladesh, Nepal and the Americas

    15 February 2012

    This paper draws on the expertise and experience of two specialized ILO teams - the Programme to Promote ILO Convention No. 169 (PRO169) based in the International Labour Standards Department and the ILO’s Bureau for Gender Equality - with the aim of examining indigenous women’s position in the workforce.

  11. Global Employment Trends 2012: Preventing a deeper jobs crisis

    24 January 2012

    The annual Global Employment Trends report offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment. It also presents a number of policy considerations in light of the new challenges facing policy makers in the coming year.

2011

  1. Budget smart - Financial education for migrant workers and their families: Training manual

    22 December 2011

    Migration for work may provide opportunities for a better life to migrant men, women and their families, but it may also lead to labour exploitation, indebtedness or human trafficking if they are not prepared and lack basic management skills. When migrant workers know how to plan and make financial decisions, they can realize their goals in life.

  2. Money and migration: Smart guide for migrant workers

    21 December 2011

    Migration for work may provide opportunities for a better life to migrant men, women and their families, but it may also lead to labour exploitation, indebtedness or human trafficking if they are not prepared and lack basic management skills. When migrant workers know how to plan and make financial decisions, they can realize their goals in life.

  3. Gender and Employment in Bosnia and Herzegovina - A Country Study

    20 December 2011

    The report examines the current economic situation in the country,the status of women in employment, and relevant legislation.

  4. ILO Gender News: No. 18, November 2011

    16 November 2011

    This 2011 issue of ILO Gender News highlights the crucial role by ILO to reduce gender-based barriers, improve understanding of the concept "equal pay for work of equal value", promote decent work for domestic workers and achieve a more balanced participation between women and men in decision making.

  5. Guide to mainstreaming gender in workplace responses to HIV and AIDS

    01 October 2011

    This tool is intended to provide guidance on mainstreaming gender in world of work-related initiatives addressing HIV. It is designed for a wide range of stakeholders, especially ILO constituents – governments, and employers' and workers' organizations – as well as ILO staff and partners.

  6. Gender balance in the International Labour Conference

    12 September 2011

    This booklet provide statistics on the representation of women and men in sessions of the Conference from 2005 to 2011.

  7. Survey report on the revision of the regulation on the labour protection for women workers

    01 September 2011

    To make the Revised Draft more relevant to the needs of working men and women, the ILO/Norwegian Project on the Promotion of Gender Equality in the World of Work in China supported the survey on the Revision of the Regulation on Labour Protection for Women Workers. The survey was implemented by the Women's Studies Institute of China in conjunction with the Women's Studies Institutes in Heilongjiang, Jiangsu and Sichuan Provinces.

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