Resources on Gender equality

  1. International Women's Day 2021

    Re-emphasising Women’s Right to Mobility

    The Office is organizing a panel discussion to mark the International Women’s Day.

  2. Labour market

    COVID-19 widens existing gender inequalities, creates new gaps in Viet Nam

    04 March 2021

    A new research brief by ILO Viet Nam calls for a change in the mindset of every woman, and man to influence their economic behaviour and achieve gender equality in the labour market.

  3. Empowering Women at Work

    Government laws and policies for gender equality

    04 March 2021

    This report examines how governments can design and implement policies that promote a future of work that is gender-responsive by design and is anchored in social justice and decent work principles.

  4. © ILO 2021

    Working from home

    ILO Turkey’s report reveals home-based work is primarily shaped by gender roles

    02 March 2021

    A report by the ILO Office for Turkey on home-based work – the oldest form of work that has become even more widespread in the times of COVID-19 pandemic – reveals the gender-based dimensions of home-based work. “Home bounded – Global outreach: Home-based workers in Turkey”, establishes that home-based work, regardless of workers’ socio-economic status, is a form of work without social security or social protection.

  5. Research brief

    Gender and the labour market in Viet Nam

    02 March 2021

    This is an analysis based on the Viet Nam Labour Force Survey

  6. Publication

    Strengthening Gender Measures and Data in the COVID-19 Era: An urgent need for change

    01 March 2021

    The ILO has joined with partners in the production and use of gender statistics to issue a call to action to improve gender data, building on lessons learned and gaps exposed or exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. This brief highlights 5 key areas where strong and decisive action is required to achieve sustainable improvement in the availability of key gender data, including in the world of work.

  7. © Gloria Mbuya 2021

    Gender equality

    How to strengthen gender measures and data in the COVID-19 era

    01 March 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has hit sectors where women are over-represented the hardest: tourism, retail, the care economy. Yet the pandemic has also exposed data collection gaps that undermine our ability to craft effective policy responses.

  8. Our impact, their voices

    Additional incomes help rural communities of Timor-Leste during the pandemic

    22 February 2021

    To assist the economic recovery, the ILO with support from its social partners in Timor-Leste support rural communities to survive the COVID-19 pandemic by providing direct employment opportunities.

  9. Impact story

    Paving the way to gender equality in the STEM industry

    11 February 2021

    Women in the Philippines have found themselves left behind in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industry. The ILO Women in STEM project supported by J.P. Morgan is helping women workers gain the soft skills necessary to meet their full potential and career goals.

  10. © Pathumporn Thongking/UN Women 2021

    Health at work

    ILO joins partnership to promote global health

    09 February 2021

    The ILO has joined 12 other multilateral organizations in a partnership to promote health at work and elsewhere, and help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.