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Fewer women than men will regain employment during the COVID-19 recovery says ILO

GENEVA, July 19, 2021 – The inequalities between women and men in the world of work that have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic  will persist in the near future, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO). A new policy brief finds there will be 13 million fewer women in employment in 2021 compared to 2019, while […]

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Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people, new ILO report shows

GENEVA, Jan. 20, 2020 –  Almost half a billion people are working fewer paid hours than they would like or lack adequate access to paid work, according to a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report. In addition, the World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2020  (WESO) shows that unemployment is projected to increase by around 2.5 million […]

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Most women prefer to be working and the majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

GENEVA/ WASHINGTON, March 8, 2017 – The ILO-Gallup report, “Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men ”, provides a first-ever account of global attitudes and perceptions of women and men regarding women and work. The results come from the Gallup World Poll which was conducted in 142 countries and territories […]