58th Commission on the Status of Women

10-21 March 2014
Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the MDGs for women and girls.

Speeches and statements

  1. ILO Statement to the 58th Commission on the Status of Women

    Incorporating the principles of equality and non-discrimination into national legislation for decent work

    02 April 2014

    With sound knowledge to back up evidence-based arguments, declarations and policies on gender equality will have far better prospects of translating into change for the better in the lives of many more working women.

  2. ILO Presentation at Side Event of the 58th Commission on the Status of Women

    Trafficking in human beings - a severe form of violence against women and girls and a flagrant violation of human rights

    10 March 2014

    Trafficking in human beings continues to be a serious violation of human rights and targets the most vulnerable.

Focus on: Women and girls in the achievement of the MDGs

  1. Working paper

    Cash transfer programmes, poverty reduction and empowerment of women: A comparative analysis

    This comparative analysis aims to help the ILO generate new thinking on ways to improve the impact of cash transfer programmes on women's poverty alleviation and economic empowerment. Key findings relate to selected cash transfer programmes from five countries: Brazil, Chile, India, Mexico and South Africa.

  2. Publication

    Equal Pay - An introductory guide

    Ensuring that the work done by women and men is valued fairly and ending pay discrimination is essential to achieving gender equality. However, pay inequality continues to persist and gender pay gaps in some instances have stagnated or even increased.

Commission outcomes

  1. Document of the 58th Commission on the Status of Women

    Draft agreed conclusions of the 58th Commission on the Status of Women

    04 February 2014

UN reports

  1. Report of the Secretary-General to the 58th Commission on the Status of Women

    Progress in mainstreaming a gender perspective in the development, implementation and evaluation of national policies and programmes

    24 December 2013

  2. Report of the Secretary-General to the 58th Commission on the Status of Women

    Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls

    24 December 2013

  3. Report of the Under-Secretary-General to the 58th Commission on the Status of Women

    Normative aspects of the work of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

    18 December 2013