On February 28, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the previously Senate-approved and updated Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which now extends protection to gay, lesbian, and transgender people as well as immigrants and Native Americans.
Five years after the outbreak of the global financial crisis, this study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labor market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty, and vulnerable employment.
Gender equality worldwide
In January 2013, President Obama signed a provision to strengthen the capacity of the Federal Government to ensure that U.S. diplomacy and foreign assistance promote gender equality and advance the status of women and girls worldwide.
International Women’s Day 20147 March 2014
Joint ILO-UNICEF working paper
ILC 98th Session, 2009
Pew Research Study
Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Labor Report