Resources on Gender equality

  1. Report

    Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work

    27 June 2018

    This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work. A key focus is the persistent gender inequalities in households and the labour market, which are inextricably linked with care work.

  2. Article

    Mind the gap: Differing perspectives of men and women economists may affect policy outcomes

    12 June 2018

  3. NHK World

    ILO to draft treaty banning workplace harassment

    08 June 2018

    Member states of the International Labour Organization have agreed to draft a treaty banning workplace abuse and harassment for possible adoption next year. Delegates made the decision at the organization's annual International Labour Conference in Geneva.

  4. Forum on evidence and impact measurement

    Event Report: What Works in Youth and Women's Employment in MENA?

    08 June 2018

  5. Video from the 107th International Labour Conference

    International Labour Conference opens with call to address workplace violence and harassment

    28 May 2018

    The annual International Labour Conference got under way in Geneva today. Opening the conference, Samir Murad, Minister of Labour of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder called for strong action to end violence and harassment at the workplace. Over 5000 delegates from Governments, workers and employers from the 187 ILO Member States are due to negotiate the adoption of a possible Convention or Recommendation on violence and harassment at work.

  6. Safe & Fair

    Safe & Fair: Realizing women migrant workers’ rights and opportunities in the ASEAN region (2018-2022)

    24 May 2018

    Safe & Fair delivers technical assistance and support with the overall objective of making labour migration Safe & Fair for all women in the ASEAN region.

  7. Consultative dialogue

    Safe & Fair: Realizing women migrant workers’ rights and opportunities in the ASEAN region

    The Consultative Dialogue aims to share information, identify priority interventions, validate plans, and explore future cooperation among key stakeholders and social partners in Indonesia.

  8. Women migrant workers' rights

    Safe & Fair: Consultative Dialogue on realizing women migrant workers’ rights and opportunities in the ASEAN Region

    A consultative dialogue was held to discuss a new project focused on the rights of women migrant workers in the ASEAN Region.

  9. Resource list

    Employment Research Briefs

    16 May 2018

    This list includes research briefs produced by the Employment Policy Department. They provide information on the employment impact of infrastructure investment as well as employment policy implementation mechanisms in several countries. The list also includes briefs on green jobs and gender.

  10. Social protection

    Maternity protection at work: It matters to everyone

    11 May 2018

    Maternity Protection is a fundamental right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is defined in ILO international labour standards. Listen to why maternity protection is everyone’s business.