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Areas of Expertise

Gender, equality and diversity

Gender, equality and diversity
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Gender equality is a cross-cutting policy driver for the Centre. The promotion of equal opportunities and equal treatment for women and men has always had an important place in the policy and activities of the ILO.

The ILO has adopted several international labour standards on equality in employment. Some of them, for example those on equal remuneration, non-discrimination at work and workers with family responsibilities, cover all women and men in the world of work. Others target specific categories, such as women, indigenous and tribal peoples, workers with HIV and AIDS, and people with disabilities. The activities of the Centre in this area aim to assist ILO constituents and other ILO stakeholders in ensuring that relevant international labour standards are ratified and applied and policies, programmes and institutions are gender-responsive, promoting equality in the world of work, and creating the conditions for more inclusive workplaces.

Upcoming courses

ILO participatory gender audit facilitator certification

ILO participatory gender audit facilitator certification

The certification will provide facilitators with an organizational analysis method for detecting and mapping discrimination at work; analysing accountability, evaluating and monitoring systems and instruments; developing a change-management approach and action planning; identifying new challenges and possible improvements. Read More

02 September 2019 - 10 October 2019

English

Turin Centre

A9012043

English

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Enrolment deadline: 16 August 2019


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Introdução à Auditoria Participativa de Género da OIT

Introdução à Auditoria Participativa de Género da OIT

Aprenda a utilizar a APG da OIT como uma ferramenta de avaliação do desempenho organizacional, que permite melhorar a capacidade das organizações para promover a igualdade de género como a atitude correta e inteligente a tomar. Read More

09 September 2019 - 13 September 2019

Portuguese

Lisbon (Portugal)

A9512041

Portuguese

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Enrolment deadline: 23 August 2019


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Promoting decent and productive employment for women

Promoting decent and productive employment for women

This course equips participants with the knowledge and tools for promoting better outcomes for women in the labour market. Read More

09 September 2019 - 13 September 2019

English

Turin Centre

A9012120

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Enrolment deadline: 02 August 2019

Decent Work for Domestic Workers

Decent Work for Domestic Workers

There has been increasing recognition, nationally and internationally, of the economic and social contribution made by domestic workers and of the need to improve their living and working conditions. Read More

30 September 2019 - 04 October 2019

English - French

Turin Centre

A9012020

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Enrolment deadline: 30 August 2019


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Empowering United Nations Gender Focal Points: agents of organisational change

Empowering United Nations Gender Focal Points: agents of organisational change

This training course, which is delivered both online and residentially in Turin, will provide GFPs with an introduction to the UN gender architecture and explore strategies and tools for identifying and addressing gender equality obstacles within organizations. Read More

14 October 2019 - 15 November 2019

English

Blended

A9712574

English

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Enrolment deadline: 16 September 2019


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Creating productive jobs and promoting productivity growth through structural transformation

Creating productive jobs and promoting productivity growth through structural transformation

This course will discuss the importance of structural transformation in creating jobs and promoting inclusive growth, provide relevant tools, and analyse how structural transformation occurs and what impacts it has. Read More

14 October 2019 - 18 October 2019

English

Turin Centre

A9012150

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Enrolment deadline: 30 August 2019


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Gender Academy - A global event on gender, work and development for experts and practitioners

Gender Academy - A global event on gender, work and development for experts and practitioners

Cutting-edge topics are presented and discussed in keynote lectures with simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Spanish. Read More

11 November 2019 - 22 November 2019

English - French - Spanish

Turin Centre

A9012046

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Enrolment deadline: 30 September 2019


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Facilitating for Equality - Use Facilitation to Change Mindsets

Facilitating for Equality - Use Facilitation to Change Mindsets

Learn and practice the skills to facilitate cultural shift towards equality and become change agents in your own organizations. Read More

02 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

English

Turin Centre

A9012039

English

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Enrolment deadline: 01 November 2019


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Violencia y acoso en el mundo del trabajo: ¿Qué hacer?

Violencia y acoso en el mundo del trabajo: ¿Qué hacer?

La violencia y el acoso en el trabajo son motivo de gran preocupación para la OIT. Read More

02 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

Spanish

Lima, Peru

A9512042

Spanish

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Enrolment deadline: 06 September 2019


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Achieving education 2030 and eliminating child labour

Achieving education 2030 and eliminating child labour

Child labour is a barrier to the achievement of an inclusive and equitable quality education and to lifelong learning opportunities for all. Read More

02 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

English - French

Turin Centre

A9012047

English

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Enrolment deadline: 31 October 2019


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News

2019 International Women’s Day - The future of women at work: a chance for change and progress

2019 International Women’s Day - The future of women at work: a chance for change and progress

The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) is “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” Read More

ITCILO Gender Equality Memorial Fund

ITCILO Gender Equality Memorial Fund

Achieving gender equality is a long and strenuous process: those who work for it may not see it happen within their lifetime. Their efforts, however, will not be lost. Others will take the relay and carry on the work. Read More

Unit(s)

International Labour Standards, Rights at Work and Gender Equality

Our mission is to support the development of knowledge and skills to promote international labour standards (ILS) and rights at work, to strengthen their application and to advance the achievement of equality and decent work for all women and men.

International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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