Resources on Gender equality

  1. From commitment to reality: Building forward a world of work free from violence and harassment

    Global Action Week to promote the ratification of the Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment

    As the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment is coming into force, the ILO is organizing a Global Action Week to launch a global ratification campaign of the international standard against violence and Harassment at work.

  2. Meeting report

    Technical workshop on the effects of automation in the apparel and automotive sectors and their gender dimension

    11 June 2021

    The workshop was the first technical meeting held under Research Activity No.2 of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Joint Research Center of the European Commission (EC-JRC) project “Building Partnerships on the Future of Work”, funded by the European Union (EU).

  3. Our impact, their voices

    Khuloud’s story: Addressing gender stereotypes and improving livelihoods through skills development

    01 June 2021

    The ILO is training Syrian and Lebanese youth in skills that are aligned with labour market needs while simultaneously promoting women’s inclusion in “non-traditional” courses for better employment opportunities.

  4. Presentation

    Build back fairer: a gender-responsive employment recovery

    01 June 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has led to severe employment losses. Women have lost relatively more jobs than men, and they have withdrawn from the labour market in higher proportions than men. The crisis has exacerbated gender inequalities in the labour market.

  5. Journal article

    Defeminization, Structural Transformation and Technological Upgrading in Manufacturing

    30 May 2021

  6. Video

    Female fighters during the pandemic

    28 May 2021

    The video documents the journeys of two participants of the e-commerce training programme for the retail sector conducted by the ILO’s Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programme.

  7. Video

    TVETs’ innovation in the midst of limitation

    28 May 2021

    This video highlights achievements of instructors from Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) centers in doing online transformation. The COVID-19 pandemic halted training activities at hundreds of TVET centers.

  8. Video

    TVETs’ transformation journeys in three islands

    28 May 2021

    This video highlights the journeys of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) instructors in doing online transformation as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. Video

    Women digital web development skill up

    28 May 2021

    This video documents training activities at the Public Vocational High School 65 Jakarta as part of the efforts to improve digital talents and to meet the increasing demands of digital skilled workers.

  10. Video

    Digital development skill up for women

    28 May 2021

    The video features efforts taken by the ILO’s Women in STEM Programme to promote greater access for women in STEM related sectors.