Resources on Gender equality

  1. 16 Days of Activism

    ILO enhances economic empowerment of women and other vulnerable groups in Timor-Leste through entrepreneurship

    10 November 2023

    A three-day fair exhibition held in Dili has provided an opportunity for women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs from other vulnerable groups to be economically independent and to fight against harassment and stigma.

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    Care economy

    A company-based childcare service improves workers’ loyalty and productivity

    09 November 2023

    The ILO, together with its social partners, conducts a visit to Tunas Cinta childcare service in Mojokerto District in East Java to learn about challenges and opportunities in providing a greater access to childcare for Indonesian workers nationwide.

  3. Publication

    Care Work in China: Who does care work, what is its economic value and how has it been affected by Covid-19?

    09 November 2023

    UN Women and ILO worked together to produce this report to better understand care work and the economy of care in China, where policy recommendations are put forward to strengthen the societal reorganization of care to help shape a more equal and inclusive society.

  4. Publication

    Digital Employment Diagnostic Guidelines

    07 November 2023

    These guidelines serve as a comprehensive framework to assess, analyze, and understand the multifaceted dimensions of digital employment.

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    ILOSTAT Blog

    Where women work: Female-dominated occupations and sectors

    07 November 2023

    Despite women breaking barriers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations and some overcoming obstacles in leadership roles, the transformation of the gender landscape in the workplace remains somewhat limited. Explore the latest insights from the new ILO database Worker and Sector Profiles.

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    International Labour Standards

    Rwanda ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    01 November 2023

    Convention No. 190 is the first international labour standard to address violence and harassment in the world of work.

  7. Article

    Resilience in Action: A Mother of Three Thrives with ILO's Assistance

    30 October 2023

    "I am so grateful to the ILO and Live Addis's support, which immensely helped me establish my own business. I never imagined I would have the chance for such an opportunity in my country."

  8. News

    Tackling decent work decifits in Indonesia’s palm oil sector with collective bargaining agreements

    30 October 2023

    The ILO supports labour-management cooperation in the palm oil sector in Indonesia with the signing of collective bargaining agreements in 31 companies in Sumatra and Kalimantan.

  9. ILOSTAT

    Why measuring unpaid domestic and care work matters

    27 October 2023

    Every day, more than 16 billion hours are devoted to unpaid domestic and care work around the world. As global populations age, these figures are set to rise, and quantifying unpaid domestic and care work is critical to understanding labour under-utilisation, employment trends, and gender-based inequalities.

  10. Prevention of HIV at workplace

    Indonesia launches its HIV/AIDS National Action Plan to accelerate the achievement of Ending AIDS by 2030

    27 October 2023

    The ILO supports the Ministry of Manpower developing the National Action Plan on Preventing and Handling HIV/AIDS at Workplace 2024-2028 as a guideline for synergising actions in preventing and handling HIV/AIDS at workplaces in 27 districts and cities nationwide.