Publications on Equality and discrimination

November 2020

  1. ILO Brief

    Policy Brief on sexual harassment in the entertainment industry

    25 November 2020

    The Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 (No. 206) includes entertainment among sectors and occupations which may be particularly exposed to violence and harassment. Against this background, this brief analyses trends and patterns of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, and it provides a picture of relevant laws and other means to protect workers in the industry.

  2. Publication

    Infographic: International labour migration trends from Pakistan

    18 November 2020

  3. Publication

    Infographic: Female labour migration from Pakistan

    18 November 2020

  4. Publication

    Frequently asked questions - Issue paper on COVID-19 and fundamental principles and rights at work

    16 November 2020

  5. Publication

    Empowering Women at Work. Trade Union Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    11 November 2020

  6. Publication

    Empowering Women at Work. Trade Union Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    11 November 2020

  7. Joint OECD/ ILO/ CAWTAR publication

    Changing Laws and Breaking Barriers for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

    10 November 2020

    The OECD, ILO and CAWTAR have joined forces– with the support of numerous local, regional and international experts– to produce this study, which captures the potential of a region on the move towards greater economic empowerment of its women citizens.

  8. Publication

    Gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the garment sector

    10 November 2020

    This brief, co-authored by the ILO and Better Work, aims to raise awareness of the gendered reality of COVID-19 and to outline some of the ways in which the pandemic impacts women and men workers in the garment sector in the short, medium and long terms.

October 2020

  1. Publication

    Indigenous women’s realities: Insights from the Indigenous Navigator

    30 October 2020

    The result of a collective and community-led data-gathering exercise relying on the Indigenous Navigator framework and tools, this report identifies and discusses the experiences, needs, concerns and aspirations of indigenous women in 11 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The report sheds light on inequalities and intersecting forms of discrimination affecting indigenous women, which placed them in a particularly vulnerable situation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite these persisting challenges, reported experiences testify to Indigenous women’s role as leading actors in building resilience.

  2. Publication

    The impact of COVID-19 on indigenous communities: Insights from the Indigenous Navigator

    08 October 2020

    On the basis of a community-led data-gathering effort and testimonies from indigenous communities, this report provides first-hand information on the situation of indigenous peoples in 11 countries. It highlights how pre-existing barriers in access to health, social security and education are causing disproportional impacts of the pandemic on indigenous peoples, while also describing the role that communities can play in building an inclusive COVID-19 response and recovery.