January 20, 2021

RE: International Women’s Day 2018: ILO: Women still less likely to be active in the labour market than men in most of the world

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GENEVA (ILO News) – Women are less likely to participate in the labour market than men and are more likely to be unemployed in most parts of the world, says a new study by the International Labour Organization (ILO) released on the eve of International Women’s Day (marked on 8 March.) According to the World […]

World employment and social outlook: Trends 2018

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ILO: unemployment and decent work deficits to remain high in 2018 The ILO’s flagship report shows that while the global unemployment rate is stabilizing, unemployment and decent work deficits will stay at persistently high levels in many parts of the world. 22 January, 2018 GENEVA/DAVOS (ILO News) – As the global economy recovers but with […]

Weak recovery in youth labour markets demands a sweeping response

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Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work. GENEVA (ILO News) – Young people are estimated to account for over 35 per cent of the unemployed population worldwide in […]

World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends for women: Reducing gender gaps would significantly benefit women, society and the economy

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GENEVA (ILO News) – Gender gaps remain one of the most pressing challenges facing the world of work. Women are substantially less likely than men to participate in the labour market, and once in the job market, they are less likely than men to find a job and the quality of employment they do find […]