Publications on Disability and work

2013

  1. Publication

    The health of workers in selected sectors of the urban economy: Challenges and perspectives

    01 January 2013

    This paper aimed at analysing and systematizing the health challenges faced by the poorest strata of urban workers and to discuss solutions.

2012

  1. Publication

    A cooperative future for people with disabilities

    04 December 2012

    This issue brief produced during the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives 2012 highlights how and why the cooperative form of enterprise can cater to the economic and social needs of persons with disabilities.

  2. Publication

    TVET Reform: Design an inclusive skills development programme

    30 November 2012

    Bangladesh is the eighth most populous country in the world which presents an immense opportunity in terms of labour force. Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is essential in ensuring the country’s competitiveness in the global labour market and ensuring decent work for all. The TVET Reform Project is an initiative of the Government of Bangladesh and implemented by the ILO.

  3. Publication

    Brief profile on People with Disabilities

    25 May 2012

    Employment for social justice and a fair globalization

2011

  1. ILO Periodical

    World of Work Magazine No.73, December 2011 - A double-dip in employment?

    05 December 2011

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on jobs recession and also features stories from the world of work: Ageing population, migration, gender equality...

  2. Publication

    From sick to fit: Case management gaining ground as work reintegration tool

    01 December 2011

    With health care systems increasingly under pressure, and spending on disability benefits continuing to rise, a growing number of employers, governments and insurers are looking for ways to get injured or sick employees back to work. Patrick Moser, a Geneva-based journalist, reports.

  3. Publication

    Ethiopia: Women with disabilities harness the power of entrepreneurship

    23 November 2011

    Despite the role of empowerment in improving the livelihoods of poor people, there is still a huge gap between the theory of empowerment and its practice. To help bridge this gap and provide guidance, this story describes real-life empowerment made possible by the ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme on disability which set out to provide and promote entrepreneurship training for disabled women in Ethiopia, in partnership with local organizations. It is part of a series of stories of empowerment produced by the Development Co-operation Directorate - Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Network on Poverty Reduction of the OECD.

  4. Publication

    Promoting training and employment opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities: International experience

    10 November 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 103

  5. Publication

    Disability in the workplace: Employers’ organizations and business networks

    09 November 2011

    This report presents 12 contemporary case studies of employers' organizations and business networks and their work around the issue of disability in the workplace.

  6. Publication

    Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy for the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation (Volume 1 of 2)

    15 October 2011

    The period under review included two Strategic Policy Frameworks (SPFs), 2006–09 and 2010–15, and three P&B biennia covering the period from 2007 to 2011. The evaluation team assessed the evolution of the ILO’s non-discrimination work from activities responding to the Global Reports (GRs) and Action Plans (APs), to a specific strategic outcome, Outcome 17, under the 2010–11 P&B.