05 February 2018
What is the place of women in global labour policies? This book gathers new research on a century of ILO engagement with women’s work.
Working Paper No. 2 / 2017
Working conditions of indigenous women and men in Central Africa: an analysis based on available evidence
13 December 2017
Drawing on previous ILO research as well as a number of other available sources, this paper provides an analytical overview of key issues faced by indigenous peoples in the world of work in the Central African region. Highlighting ILO and United Nations instruments that seek to promote and protect the rights of indigenous women and men, the paper points to several measures to make these rights more effective for them, including improving data availability, protecting indigenous peoples’ rights to land and natural resources, and adopting special measures to overcome discrimination against them.
07 December 2017
EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 222
27 November 2017
This policy brief focuses on how mainstream Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and skills development systems can contribute to improving the labour market situation of persons with disabilities.
Maternity protection and workers with family responsibilities in the formal and informal economy of Ghana. Practices, gaps and measures for improvement
23 November 2017
Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017
17 November 2017
ILO-IFAD Taqeem Policy Roundtable: What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?
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”.
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.
Easy-to-read version of joint UN Global Compact and ILO guide for employers on disability rights
30 October 2017
This easy-to-read version of the UN Global Compact/ILO "Guide for business on the rights of persons with disabilities - How business can respect and support the rights of persons with disabilities and benefit from inclusion" suggests concrete actions and measures companies can take to implement good practices that are inclusive of persons with disabilities in the workplace, marketplace and in the community - in alignment with relevant UN conventions and frameworks.
ILO What Works Research Brief No. 10
29 September 2017
Closing the gender gap in participation by 25 per cent by 2025 could increase global GDP by US$5.3 trillion