Women at work: trends 2016


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International Labour Organisation (ILO)


This report provides the latest ILO data on women's position in labour markets and how they have progressed in the world of work over the last two decades, examines the factors behind these trends and explores the policy drivers for transformative change. It shows that, despite some encouraging advances, major gender gaps at work remain. Throughout their working lives, women continue to face significant obstacles in gaining access to decent jobs. Only marginal improvements have been achieved since the Fourth World Conference on Women of Beijing in 1995, leaving large gaps to be covered...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Employment; Equity; Participation; Income; Outcomes

Keywords: Unemployment; Labour force participation; Barrier; Womens rights; Discrimination; Wage differential; Trend

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2016

Physical description: xx, 115 p. (report) + 12 p. (executive summary)

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ISBN: 9789221307952; 9789221307969 (pdf)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Rights: Publications of the International Labour Office enjoy copyright under Protocol 2 of the Universal Copyright Convention. Nevertheless, short excerpts from them may be reproduced without authorization, on condition that the source is indicated.

Document number: TD/TNC 123.1166

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