Publications on Equality and discrimination

January 2012

  1. Publication

    Social rights and administrative regulations for effectiveness and sustainability: what modernization of labour law?

    26 January 2012

    This paper deals with the adjustment and modernization of labour law in a period of global crisis which, according to the author: “confirmed the unsustainability of economic models that had been thought of as well established”.

December 2011

  1. International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    United Nations in the Philippines: Exhibit on initiatives and partnerships with indigenous peoples

    30 December 2011

    In celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2011, the ILO Country Office for the Philippines as the lead agency on the United Nations Technical Working Group on Indigenous Peoples has initiated the UN IP photo exhibit.

  2. Publication

    Assessment of the environment for the development of women's entrepreneurship in Cameroon, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda and Senegal

    19 December 2011

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 15

  3. ILO Periodical

    World of Work Magazine No.73, December 2011 - A double-dip in employment?

    05 December 2011

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on jobs recession and also features stories from the world of work: Ageing population, migration, gender equality...

  4. Publication

    Gender equality is key to workplace responses to HIV and AIDS

    01 December 2011

    Gender inequality and HIV/AIDS are inextricably linked. Women account for just over 50 per cent of all people living with HIV.

November 2011

  1. Publication

    Ethiopia: Women with disabilities harness the power of entrepreneurship

    23 November 2011

    Despite the role of empowerment in improving the livelihoods of poor people, there is still a huge gap between the theory of empowerment and its practice. To help bridge this gap and provide guidance, this story describes real-life empowerment made possible by the ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme on disability which set out to provide and promote entrepreneurship training for disabled women in Ethiopia, in partnership with local organizations. It is part of a series of stories of empowerment produced by the Development Co-operation Directorate - Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Network on Poverty Reduction of the OECD.

  2. Publication

    Promoting training and employment opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities: International experience

    10 November 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 103

  3. Publication

    Managing Your Agricultural Cooperative, “My.COOP”

    10 November 2011

    My.COOP is a training package published in 2011, covering managerial challenges that many agricultural cooperatives face, and based on the idea that strong cooperatives are necessary for a more equitable distribution of income, democracy, and for economic and social development

  4. Publication

    Fact sheet on Equality at work for women and men in Asia and the Pacific

    01 November 2011

    Gender equality at work – or equal employment opportunities and treatment – is fundamental for enabling men and women to claim a fair share of the wealth they help generate, in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.

October 2011

  1. Publication

    Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy for the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation (Volume 1 of 2)

    15 October 2011

    The period under review included two Strategic Policy Frameworks (SPFs), 2006–09 and 2010–15, and three P&B biennia covering the period from 2007 to 2011. The evaluation team assessed the evolution of the ILO’s non-discrimination work from activities responding to the Global Reports (GRs) and Action Plans (APs), to a specific strategic outcome, Outcome 17, under the 2010–11 P&B.