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89th Session
Geneva, June 2001

Report III (Part 1B)

Third item on the agenda...
Information and reports on the application
of Conventions and Recommendations

General Survey of the reports
concerning the Night Work (Women) Convention, 1919 (
No. 4),
the Night Work (Women) Convention (Revised), 1934 (
No. 41),
the Night Work (Women) convention (Revised), 1948 (
No. 89), and
the Protocol of 1990 to the Night Work (Women) Convention (Revised), 1948

International Labour Office  Geneva

ISBN 92-2-111952-1
ISSN 0074-6681







Chapter 1.

The context: Female labour, night work and global industrialization

Chapter 2.

Anatomy of a prohibition: ILO standards in relation to night work of women in industry

Chapter 3.

A compendium of national law and practice

Chapter 4.

Conventions on the night work of women and the principle of equal treatment

Chapter 5.

Looking ahead: Ratification prospects

Final remarks




 Updated by HK. Approved by RH. Last update: 13 February 2001.