Resources on Gender equality

  1. News

    The ICA intervenes at the 108th ILC Standards-Setting Committee on Ending violence and harassment in the world of work

    11 June 2019

  2. Blog

    Captain Jasmin – Charting a sea change in a man’s world

    07 June 2019

    When I began working on ships I would encounter negativity. The thought in people’s minds is ‘you can’t do the job’. They say it’s too physical, that women can’t do it... So you have to work ten times harder than the men.

  3. © Better Work 2019

    Social protection

    Closing the retirement gender gap in Viet Nam

    06 June 2019

    Women in Viet Nam spend fewer years working, have lower pensions, yet live longer. To counter the problems brought by this retirement gender gap, the ILO is helping Viet Nam bring its labour laws closer to international labour standards.

  4. News

    LEED+: Towards inclusive growth strategies for the conflict-affected communities in Sri Lanka

    30 May 2019

    A series of meetings and site visits were conducted to identify key future activities of the ILO's LEED+ programme.

  5. © Apolitical 2019

    Gender Equality

    ILO gender equality chief makes 100 most influential list

    29 May 2019

    The top 100 includes high-profile personalities, politicians, academics and unsung heroes whose work has made the biggest impact in gender policy.

  6. Publication

    Guide to developing balanced working time arrangements

    28 May 2019

  7. BBC World News

    Profits rise for businesses with women in senior management, says ILO

    23 May 2019

    A new report from the ILO shows gender diversity improves business outcomes, and makes it easier to attract talent. Deborah France-Massin, Director of the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities discusses the findings with BBC World News.

  8. © AFP / France24 2019


    Gender diversity good for businesses and economies: UN

    22 May 2019

  9. Women in Business and Management

    The business case for change: Visual resources for the report

    22 May 2019

  10. Survey

    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.