Resources on Gender equality

  1. International Women’s Day 2021

    Panel discussion on countering the regressive impact of COVID-19 on gender equality

    On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day, the ILO pays tribute to the tremendous efforts made by women in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. News

    ILO COOP Manager interviewed for the second edition of Co-op Women's Voices

    23 February 2021

    ILO COOP Unit Manager was interviewed for the second edition of Co-op Women's Voices, a series started by two women leaders from the cooperative movement in the UK.

  3. © Michael Sohn/Pool via Reuters 2021

    Hindustan Times

    ‘Covid-19 crisis has a woman’s face’: UN chief spotlights discrimination during pandemic

    22 February 2021

  4. Our impact, their voices

    Additional incomes help rural communities of Timor-Leste during the pandemic

    22 February 2021

    To assist the economic recovery, the ILO with support from its social partners in Timor-Leste support rural communities to survive the COVID-19 pandemic by providing direct employment opportunities.

  5. Impact story

    Paving the way to gender equality in the STEM industry

    11 February 2021

    Women in the Philippines have found themselves left behind in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industry. The ILO Women in STEM project supported by J.P. Morgan is helping women workers gain the soft skills necessary to meet their full potential and career goals.

  6. © Pathumporn Thongking/UN Women 2021

    Health at work

    ILO joins partnership to promote global health

    09 February 2021

    The ILO has joined 12 other multilateral organizations in a partnership to promote health at work and elsewhere, and help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

  7. News

    EU and ILO reinforce cooperation for just recovery from crisis and promote decent work

    04 February 2021

    The International Labour Organization and the European Union have reinforced their cooperation to shape the future of work and promote decent work. This will help the EU and the ILO in their responses to the devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis on the world of work.

  8. © Rappler 2021


    Neglecting women to tackle COVID-19 is a losing business plan, firms told

    26 January 2021

  9. News

    ILO COOP participates in a Masterclass on gender equality and women’s empowerment in social economy

    26 January 2021

    On January 21, 2021 ILO COOP participated in a virtual Masterclass on gender equality and women’s empowerment in social economy organized by the Diesis network.

  10. Webinar

    Learning webinar: Work-life integration: Successful workplace practices in the “new normal”