Publications

2020

  1. Family-friendly workplace practices and policies for employers in the context of COVID-19

    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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

2018

  1. HIV self-testing at the workplace

    30 November 2018

    Launched ahead of World AIDS Day 2018, the policy brief, developed by ILO and WHO, outlines key planning and implementation considerations for managers and implementers on HIV self-testing at workplaces. Given the gaps in HIV testing, HIV self-testing is one of the options recommended by WHO that can be used to reach undiagnosed populations. HIV self-testing at workplaces gives workers more choices, greater confidentiality and convenience.

  2. Labour market challenges of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon: A qualitative assessment of Employment Service Centres

    11 October 2018

    The “Impact Report Series” disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative reports which describe the research designs, methodologies, interventions under investigation and policy and programmatic findings and recommendations.

  3. ILO Action Plan for Gender Equality 2018-21

    01 October 2018

    This Action Plan aims to support effective and inclusive gender-responsive delivery of the Decent Work Agenda by operationalizing the ILO gender equality policy.

  4. Assessing the impact on employability and quality of employment of non-formal apprenticeships in agriculture-related trades

    25 September 2018

    The “Impact Report Series” disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative reports which describe the research designs, methodologies, interventions under investigation and policy and programmatic findings and recommendations.

  5. The impact of HIV and AIDS on the world of work: Global estimates

    24 May 2018

    Bringing together health data, in particular HIV prevalence data, with labour force, economic and demographic data, the report sets out social and economic impacts on workers and their households for 2005, 2010 and 2015, as well as projections for 2020.

  6. Women’s and Youth Empowerment in Rural Tunisia - An assessment using the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI)

    01 May 2018

    The “Women’s and Youth Empowerment in Rural Tunisia” study uses, for the first time in the Arab world, the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) to investigate the topic of gender equality. The study employs a large-scale survey of rural, semi-urban and urban Tunisia to map levels of empowerment among women and young people between the age of 18 and 30. The overall objective of the project is to provide new measurement tools and data to policymakers and organisations to allow them to better design, target, monitor and evaluate initiatives aiming to empower women and young people across Tunisia.

  7. Constraints and good practice in women’s entrepreneurship in MENA

    22 March 2018

    Case study: New evidence on gender attitudes towards women in business