Publications on Equality and discrimination

August 2020

  1. Publication

    Qatar - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration (2000-2019)

    05 August 2020

  2. Publication

    Oman - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration (2000-2019)

    05 August 2020

  3. Publication

    Myanmar - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration (2000-2019)

    05 August 2020

  4. Publication

    Kuwait - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration (2000-2019)

    05 August 2020

  5. Publication

    Japan - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration (2000-2019)

    05 August 2020

  6. Publication

    Bahrain - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration (2000-2019)

    05 August 2020

  7. Publication

    Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981 (No. 156) - General observation, publication 2020

    03 August 2020

    At its 2019 session (November–December), the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR) adopted a general observation on the application of the Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981 (No. 156). The text of this observation is reproduced in this brochure.

July 2020

  1. Publication

    China – Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on employment

    29 July 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has had a major impact on employment in China. From the onset of the crisis, the Government adopted a wide range of policies to support enterprises and protect workers. These policies have prioritized employment, though not all policies have been yet fully implemented. Stronger implementation and more integrated employment policies are needed, while continuing to adapt to the economic recovery in a more flexible and fragile labour market.

  2. Publication

    Gender equality in the world of work: Towards a transformative and measurable agenda for more equal societies

    27 July 2020

    This brochure provides an overview of the situation of women in the labour market and proposes a package of interventions that aim at promoting a transformative and measurable agenda for more equal societies. The brochure provides information on the ILO approach to gender equality in the world of work and its most recent work.

  3. ILO Policy brief

    A gender-responsive employment recovery: Building back fairer

    24 July 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the entrenched gender inequalities that plague labour markets. Building back fairer will only be possible by tackling these inequalities head on during the emergency and recovery phases.