Resources on Gender equality

  1. Publication

    Women’s ILO: Transnational networks, global labour standards and gender equity, 1919 to Present

    05 February 2018

  2. Training

    Academy on Rural Development: Towards Decent Work in the Rural Economy

    27 November 2017

    The Academy on Rural Employment takes place from 27 November to 8 December at ILO/ITC Campus in Turin

  3. Impact Report Series, Issue 9

    Promoting youth employment and empowerment of young women in Jordan: An assessment of active labour market policies

    17 November 2017

    The ILO Taqeem “Impact Report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported employment assessment and impact evaluations. The goal is to improve the evidence base for “what works” in the effective design and implementation of integrated employment policy responses for youth and women’s employment. Taqeem is a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of an IFAD-financed project titled “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”.

  4. Gender equality

    Switzerland supports the Equal Pay International Coalition

    16 November 2017

    The Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) was launched at the U.N. General Assembly in September 2017. Sylvie Dürrer, Director of the Swiss Federal Office for Gender Equality, explains why Switzerland has decided to join the coalition and why gender equality matters to the country.

  5. Publication

    Gender, labour and a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all

    07 November 2017

    A global transition towards a low-carbon and sustainable economy presents several opportunities for achieving gender equality in the world of work that is critical for realizing the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. This publication highlights how a just transition with inclusive climate action can play a strong role in transforming gender norms and furthering gender equality, while ensuring women have the opportunity to participate as actors in combating climate change, building a green economy and generating green jobs.

  6. Event

    Food and agriculture global value chains: Drivers and constraints for occupational safety and health improvement

    06 November 2017

    On 10 November, the ILO Governance and Tripartism Department will present and discuss research conducted jointly with the European Union on three food and agriculture global value chains (Coffee, Lychee and Palm Oil) and the methodology developed to approach OSH in GSCs. The event is an opportunity for information sharing on new initiatives among a range of GSC sector stakeholders including, academic institutions, industry representatives, and relevant government ministries.

  7. News

    Towards the universal ratification of Convention n°144 on Tripartite Consultation by the ILO centenary in 2019

    02 November 2017

    The Convention on Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards), 1976 (No. 144), promotes application of an essential principle on which the International Labour Organization (ILO) was founded: tripartite social dialogue in the development and implementation of international labour standards.

  8. Video

    Towards securing rights of indigenous women domestic workers

    30 October 2017

    Ms. María de los Ángeles Sis, a domestic workers’ representative from SITRADOMSA (Guatemala), shares her experiences as an indigenous woman and domestic worker to highlight why decent work is critical for securing rights, and achieving women’s economic empowerment and gender equality.

  9. ILO Work in Progress Blog

    Are young people overskilled or underskilled?

    30 October 2017

    ILO Taqeem blogs about their participation at the World Skills Competition 2017 held in Abu Dhabi

  10. Rural 21 Article: Tapping the potential of rural youth, Vol. 51 Nr. 3/2017

    Decent jobs for rural youth

    30 October 2017

    An article by the ILO Youth Employment Programme appeared in Rural21, the International Journal for Rural Development