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December 2020

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    International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Shine a purple spotlight on disability

    03 December 2020

    On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the ILO is taking part in a day-long series of online events across six continents that call for countries to make people with disabilities a priority in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    How disability affects labour market outcomes

    03 December 2020

    People with disabilities make up 15 per cent of the global population according to the World Report on Disability published by the World Health Organization and the World Bank in 2011. Yet, they are far from adequately represented in labour markets around the world.

  3. Thinking Ahead on Society Change (TASC) Platform

    Stakeholders invited to debate Future of Work

    02 December 2020

    Collective thinking needed to tackle the challenges of the future of work says new International Geneva open forum platform.

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    Global Wage Report 2020-21

    COVID-19 drives wages down, new ILO report finds

    02 December 2020

    Even before the COVID pandemic hit, hundreds of millions of workers worldwide were being paid less than the minimum wage.

November 2020

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    International Day of Persons With Disabilities

    Make persons with disabilities a priority in the COVID-19 response

    30 November 2020

    Disability issues need to be included in pandemic recovery plans says the ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network.

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    Work-life balance

    Working mothers squeezed out of labour force by COVID-19

    30 November 2020

    Families are making tough decisions about who keeps their paid job and who quits to provide the unpaid care needed at home during the COVID-19 crisis. Mainly it is women who are sacrificing their careers.

  3. Media advisory

    ILO to release new report on global wages and COVID-19

    27 November 2020

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    COVID-19: Supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes

    Cash flow the biggest problem facing business during COVID-19 crisis

    27 November 2020

    Micro and small enterprises worst affected by COVID-19 pandemic, says a survey of 4,500 enterprises in 45 countries.

  5. International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

    Film director wins ILO prize for gender based violence documentary

    25 November 2020

    The winning short film touches on fundamental gender and child rights’ issues addressed by the International Labour Organization.

  6. Press release

    Safe and Fair Philippines celebrates International Day of Ending Violence against Women

    25 November 2020

    Babaeng Biya(hero), the national campaign of Safe and Fair Philippines formally launches actress Maine Mendoza as celebrity champion and continues its commitment in providing more Filipina migrant workers with information and assistance that will support them in achieving a safe and fair migration experience.