Publications

2020

  1. COVID-19 and the World of Work: Ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities at all stages of the response

    05 June 2020

    Many persons with disabilities come into the COVID-19 crisis already facing significant exclusion in all areas of the world of work. The pandemic and resulting economic shocks increase the vulnerability of persons with disabilities to further inequalities. The new ILO brief points out what needs to be done to make the socio-economic response inclusive of persons with disabilities and also addresses issues related to containment measures and the long-term recovery.

  2. COVID-19 and the World of Work: Ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities at all stages of the response

    04 June 2020

    Many persons with disabilities come into the COVID-19 crisis already facing significant exclusion in all areas of the world of work. The pandemic and resulting economic shocks increase the vulnerability of persons with disabilities to further inequalities. The new ILO brief points out what needs to be done to make the socio-economic response inclusive of persons with disabilities and also addresses issues related to containment measures and the long-term recovery.

  3. COVID-19 and the world of work: A focus on indigenous and tribal peoples

    03 June 2020

    Drawing on new ILO data, this brief analyses the vulnerabilities of indigenous and tribal peoples in the COVID-19 context and identifies urgent and continuing actions to ensure their access to decent work and social protection, as part of the unfolding COVID-19 response and recovery.

  4. ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190): 12 ways it can support the COVID-19 response and recovery

    14 May 2020

    This note highlights the relevance of the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) to the current COVID-19 pandemic. It provides examples of work-related violence and harassment that have been reported across countries in the context of COVID-19 and mentions specific provisions of Convention No. 190 and its accompanying Recommendation No. 206 that can help prevent and address those situations.

  5. Addressing stigma and discrimination in the COVID-19 response: Key lessons from the response to HIV and AIDS

    14 May 2020

    Stigma and discrimination manifest differently in different contexts and for different populations, yet some aspects remain constant. Useful lessons have been learned in the HIV response that could be applied to the COVID-19 response.

  6. The COVID-19 response: Getting gender equality right for a better future for women at work

    11 May 2020

    This policy brief provides information on how the COVID-19 pandemic affects women and men differently in the world of work and highlights the specific challenges facing women. It provides an overview of the various measures that countries have taken to address the immediate needs of different categories of women workers, and suggests short- and long-term actions that governments can take to advance gender equality for more resilient, inclusive and sustainable economies and societies.

  7. The COVID-19 response: Getting gender equality right for a better future for women at work

    11 May 2020

  8. FAMILY-FRIENDLY POLICIES AND OTHER GOOD WORKPLACE PRACTICES IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19: Key steps employers can take

    06 April 2020

    This document builds on material developed by UNICEF EAPRO, UNICEF ESARO and the ILO. It is an interim guidance note, developed in a fast-evolving situation. It provides general recommendations that aim to help employers strengthen support for workers and their families.

  9. Some world agreements about stopping violence and harassment at work

    10 March 2020

    An easy-to-read guide to the Violence and Harassment Convention No.190 and Recommendation No.206

  10. Some world agreements about stopping violence and harassment at work

    10 March 2020

    An easy-to-read guide to the Violence and Harassment Convention No.190 and Recommendation No.206

  11. Fact sheet - Implementing the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention No. 169: Towards an inclusive, sustainable and just future

    03 February 2020

2019

  1. The Employment Generation Impact of Meeting SDG Targets in Early Childhood Care, Education, Health and Long- Term Care in 45 Countries

    19 December 2019

  2. The Unpaid Care Work and the Labour Market. An analysis of time use data based on the latest World Compilation of Time-use Surveys

    19 December 2019

  3. Guidance Note 4: Integrating gender equality in monitoring and evaluation

    26 September 2019

  4. Women in Business and Management: A global survey of enterprises

    22 May 2019

    This global analytical survey report examines business practices and outcomes related to gender diversity in approximately 13,000 enterprises in over 70 countries.

  5. The business case for change: Country snapshots

    22 May 2019

  6. Women in Business and Management: The business case for change

    22 May 2019

    Our second global report on Women in Business and Management offers new insights into how gender diversity at the top improves organizational performance. These include how the many dimensions of an organization’s policies, a gender-balanced workforce and a gender-inclusive culture, among other factors, move the needle for more women to hold decision-making power.

  7. Women in Business and Management: The business case for change

    22 May 2019

    Our second global report on Women in Business and Management offers new insights into how gender diversity at the top improves organizational performance. These include how the many dimensions of an organization’s policies, a gender-balanced workforce and a gender-inclusive culture, among other factors, move the needle for more women to hold decision-making power.

  8. Closing the Gender Pay Gap: What Role for Trade Unions?

    09 April 2019

    This policy brief focusses on four main trade union strategies that address overall gender discrimination, overall wage inequality, specific gender pay gaps and Women’s representation in decision-making.

  9. A quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future of work for all

    07 March 2019

    This report is the culmination of the extensive and often ground-breaking work undertaken in the ILO’s Women at Work Centenary Initiative. It is closely aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.