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ILO and GALLUP Co-organized Seminar ~Towards a Better Future for Women and Work~

News | 20 February 2017

The ILO and GALLUP together with the Japan Association for Advancement of ILO Activities invite you to the Seminar:

Towards a Better Future for Women and Work

Voices of Women and Men

How can we make the world of work a more gender equitable place?

In order to understand what constitutes the decent lives that women want and need, and the support of and the negotiation with men, ILO and Gallup conducted a global poll in over 140 countries to get sound, first-hand evidence - from both women and men. Join experts and practitioners for discussions, based on the data from the survey conducted globally and in Japan in 2016, to identify the challenges and opportunities in the implementation of gender policies as well as  good practices for a better future for women and work in Japan. 


Date & Time22 March 2017 (Wed.)   13301715 
Registration starts from 13:00 in front of the venue.

Venue Westin Hotel Tokyo      B2F Star Room

  1-4-1 Mita, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
  MAP: Click here
  Access: 7 min. walk from JR Ebisu Station /
               10 min. walk from Ebisu Station on Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line

Programme *Simultaneous Interpretation will be provided.


Global Survey Findings and Findings from Japan

Susan Maybud, Senior Gender Specialist, ILO HQ


  • Masashi Ishida, Deputy Director, Equal Employment Policy Division, Equal Employment, Children and Families Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

  • Yumiko Murakami, Head, OECD Tokyo Centre

Engaging Women in the Workplace

Moderator: Asako Osaki, Director, Gender Action Platform


  • Hiroko Furuya, Senior Consultant, Gallup
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Kumie Inoue, Executive Director, Department of Equality, Japanese Trade Union Confederation
  • Joni Simpson, Senior Gender Specialist, ILO Bangkok

Registration: Please send your name and affiliation to
*First 200 applications will be accepted. / Free Admission