May 11, 2021

Work-related gender gaps persist but solutions are clear

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GENEVA (ILO News) – A future of work  in which women will no longer lag behind men is within reach, but it will take a quantum leap, not just hesitant incremental steps, to get there, according to a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report published for International Women’s Day on 8 March “We need to make it happen, and […]

New ILO figures show 164 million people are migrant workers

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GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 164 million people are migrant workers – a rise of 9 per cent since 2013, when they numbered 150 million. According to the 2nd edition of the ILO’s Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers , which covers the period between 2013 and 2017, the majority […]

ILO to launch new global estimates on international migrant workers

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GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) will launch its report Global estimates on international migrant workers, on Wednesday, 5 December at 13:00 GMT (14:00 Geneva time). The ILO statistical study provides new estimates on the number of labour migrants worldwide, including the regions where they are located. These are compared to previous […]