ILO’s message to a conference on Italian cooperative responses toward advancing gender equality at work

ILO has sent a video message for a conference on women in the workplace and cooperative responses to advance gender equality in Italy.

News | 11 April 2019
On 11 April 2019, Legacoop, an Italian federation of cooperative enterprises, organized a conference on “The new frontiers of women’s work: The cooperative response” in Rome, Italy. The event brought together representatives from cooperatives, other enterprises and the academic community who took part in interactive discussions on the recent challenges and opportunities for women at work in Italy and cooperative responses to empower women workers.

The ILO contributed to the conference through a video message. In her message, ILO Cooperatives Unit Manager Ms Simel Esim reflected on technological, environmental and demographical changes that are transforming the world of work and highlighted the role of cooperative enterprises to advance women’s economic participation and gender equality.

Full message is available here.