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2013

  1. Globalization, employment and gender in the open economy of Sri Lanka

    06 May 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 138

  2. Labour inspection sanctions: law and practice of national labour inspection systems

    30 April 2013

    During the general discussion on labour administration and labour inspection at the 100th Session of the International Labour Conference in June 2011, delegates pointed out that labour inspection cannot be fully understood without considering the procedures for imposing sanctions or penalties. These procedures are necessary as a remedy for violations, while also acting as deterrent.

  3. International perspectives on women and work in hotels, catering and tourism

    07 April 2013

    This working paper highlights structural and cultural issues that often determine the roles that women play within the hotel, catering and tourism workforce and the strategies which can make a difference to their status and opportunities within the sector.

  4. International perspectives on women and work in hotels, catering and tourism

    01 April 2013

    This working paper highlights structural and cultural issues that often determine the roles that women play within the HCT workforce and the strategies which can make a difference to their status and opportunities within the sector.

  5. A policy mix for gender equality: Lessons from high-income countries

    08 March 2013

    Over the past 15 years, important gains have been made in gender equality. Gender gaps in educational attainment have shrunk substantially. In fact, in many high-income countries, young women’s educational attainment now exceeds that of young men. At the same time, most countries have seen a significant increase in female employment rates – a trend which slowed only with the recent financial crisis.

  6. How not to count the employed in developing countries

    29 January 2013

    Employment Working Paper No. 136

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