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Gender and Labour towards Empowering Women in Fragile Settings

Gender and Labour towards Empowering Women in Fragile Settings

This seventh module of the one-year training programme for Afghanistan took place in New Delhi on 19-23 September 2017, thanks to fruitful cooperation between the ITCILO, the VV Giri National Labour Institute, and ILO India. Read More

Gender champions remembered through two special fellowships

Gender champions remembered through two special fellowships

An ITCILO Gender Equality Memorial Fund has been created to honour the memory of Petra Ulshoefer and Elena Gastaldo. The purpose of the Fund is to provide full fellowships at the Gender Academy for indigenous women active in the promotion of gender equality. Read More

ITCILO Gender Equality Memorial Fund

ITCILO Gender Equality Memorial Fund

Achieving gender equality is a long and strenuous process. Commitment, knowledge and determination are needed to succeed in this global challenge. Those who believe in it should be prepared not to see its fulfillment within their lifetime, as for many other broad development goals. Their hard and demanding effort, however, will never be lost. Other resolute colleagues may take the relay and continue the good work. Read More

Another MOU for the Centre

Another MOU for the Centre

The Centre has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean Institute for Gender Equality, Promotion and Education (KIGEPE) Read More

Towards a better future for women and work

Towards a better future for women and work

The Centre is pleased to announce that today, on International Women's Day (8 March), the ILO and Gallup have launched a new report based on data from over 140 countries assessing both women's and men's attitudes to women and work. Read More

Disability inclusion in the workplace as a strategic advantage

Disability inclusion in the workplace as a strategic advantage

People with disabilities are 15 per cent of the world’s population, that’s one billion people, and yet, they are significantly more unemployed and under-employed than their nondisabled peers. Read More

Resource Kit on “Gender-based violence in global supply chains”

Resource Kit on “Gender-based violence in global supply chains”

A new Resource Kit on gender-based violence in global supply chains is designed to help global brands, employers, trade unions and other stakeholders tackle these human rights abuses in their supply chains. Created by the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization, in collaboration with Fair Wear Foundation, it provides a wealth of case studies and practical strategies to make workplaces safe and free from violence and harassment. Read More

Summer School on Gender Economics and Society - 6-10 July 2015  -  ITCILO Campus, Turin, Italy

Summer School on Gender Economics and Society - 6-10 July 2015 - ITCILO Campus, Turin, Italy

The importance of gender strategies to promote growth and development and to improve welfare systems is widely recognized. This is reflected in the increasing commitment of both international organization and national governments towards programmes aimed at strengthening women’s participation in economic life, in politics and in institutions, as well as in the progress of theoretical analysis and development of indicators to monitor and evaluate policies and programmes from a gender perspective. The course will have an interdisciplinary approach, focussing on the gender dimensions of the economy, and their different impacts on society. Read More

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