Publications on Equality and discrimination

June 2017

  1. Publication

    World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017

    14 June 2017

    This report provides a portrait of the situation of women in the world of work today and their progress over the past 20 years.

  2. Cooperatives and the World of Work Series No. 10

    Cooperatives and the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work: Cooperatives and Non-Discrimination at Work

    02 June 2017

    Hundreds of millions of people suffer from discrimination on the basis of race, colour, sex, religion, political opinion, national extraction, social origin or other grounds which are continuously emerging, in the world of work. This note focuses on discrimination faced by indigenous peoples and people living with disabilities as well as gender based discrimination in the world of work, reflecting on how cooperative enterprises can potentially be leveraged to assist populations who face discrimination to support themselves, their households and communities.

May 2017

  1. Special 2017 issue

    World of Work magazine: Migration should be a choice

    24 May 2017

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 106th International Labour Conference (ILC), including migration.

  2. Publication

    Women at Work in G20 countries

    18 May 2017

    This paper reviews trends regarding the quality of female employment across the three dimensions of the G20 job quality framework

April 2017

  1. Publication

    Report Launch - Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change

    26 April 2017

  2. Publication

    Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: From Victims to Change Agents through Decent Work

    21 April 2017

    This report analyses the situation of indigenous peoples in the context of climate change. It suggests that indigenous peoples are affected in distinctive ways by climate change, and also by the policies or actions that are aimed at addressing it. At the same time, it highlights that, as agents of change, indigenous peoples are essential to the success of policies and measures directed towards mitigating and adapting to climate change, especially their sustainable economic model and traditional knowledge. The report emphasizes the importance of the decent work agenda, including the ILO Convention No. 169 and Guidelines for a just transition, for empowering indigenous women and men, and ensuring that they can emerge as partners for achieving sustainable development and strong climate action.

  3. Publication

    Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED)

    18 April 2017

    The brochure provides an overview of the Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED) Project in Sri Lanka, highlighting the activities in the fruit and vegetable and fishery sectors.

March 2017

  1. International Women's Day

    Regional tables and country/territory dashboards

    08 March 2017

    A breakdown of data from the regions and territories surveyed in the report, "Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men"

  2. Publication

    Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men

    08 March 2017

    This study provides a first-ever account of global attitudes and perceptions of women and men regarding women and work based on the 2016 Gallup World Poll. The poll, which was conducted in 142 countries and territories, is representative of 98 per cent of the global population.

  3. Publication

    Women, gender and work: Social choices and inequalities. Volume 2

    08 March 2017

    A collection of 30 recent articles selected from the International Labour Review, offering the insights of economists, sociologists and lawyers into a wide range of gender issues and country settings.