Resources on Gender equality

  1. Our impact, Their voices

    Decent work along the supply chains: Nurturing women’s entrepreneurship in Nepal

    03 August 2021

    A step towards formalization of women-led, small and micro home-based enterprises in Nepal’s supply chains helps business and workers alike.

  2. Policy Brief

    Building Forward Fairer: Women’s rights to work and at work at the core of the COVID-19 recovery

    19 July 2021

    This policy brief provides an outlook of where women stand in the labour market after more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. © A. Gromico / ILO 2021

    Gender equality

    Fewer women than men will regain employment during the COVID-19 recovery says ILO

    19 July 2021

    A new policy brief shows that the disproportionate job and income losses suffered by women during the pandemic will persist in the near future.

  4. Publication

    Violence and harassment in the world of work: A guide on Convention No. 190 and Recommendation No. 206

    16 July 2021

    ILO Guide on Convention No. 190 and Recommendation No. 206 to shed light on definitions, core principles and measures enshrined in these instruments.

  5. Publication

    Women at Work in G20 countries: policy action since 2020

    15 July 2021

    The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on employment was initially greater for women than for men. Unlike in previous crises, sectors in which women are over-represented were hit more by job and work hour losses than those in which men prevail. The crisis has also highlighted the need to improve working conditions in essential service jobs, such as lower-skilled occupations in the health and care sectors, where women make up the majority of workers in most G20 economies.

  6. Presentation

    Women at Work in G20 countries: Progress and policy action in 2020

    15 July 2021

    The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on employment was initially greater for women than for men. Unlike in previous crises, sectors in which women are over-represented were hit more by job and work hour losses than those in which men prevail. The crisis has also highlighted the need to improve working conditions in essential service jobs, such as lower-skilled occupations in the health and care sectors, where women make up the majority of workers in most G20 economies.

  7. © Andrey Popov 2021

    #RatifyC190

    Indonesia reviews the ratification of the ILO’s Convention on workplace violence and harassment

    14 July 2021

    As the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment is coming into force, the UN Indonesia, ILO and their partners examines challenges and opportunities of the ratification this Convention.

  8. Call for 'C190 Champion' videos

    Become a C190 Champion and take action to free the world of work from violence and harassment!

    14 July 2021

    Make your voice heard by recording and sharing a short video to help ensure dignity and decent work for all.

  9. Document

    Family-friendly policies for workers in the informal economy

    08 July 2021

    Protecting and ensuring social protection and care systems for all children and families in the context of COVID-19 and beyond

  10. Violence and Harassment

    Mauritius ratifies the Violence and Harassment Convention

    01 July 2021

    Mauritius became the seventh country in the world, and the third African country, to ratify the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190).