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AutorIn 1:
Addati, Laura
AutorIn 2:
Bonnet, Florence
AutorIn 3:
Ernst, Ekkehard
weitere AutorInnen:
Merola, Rossana u.a.
HerausgeberIn 1:
ILO - International Labour Organization
Titel:
Women at Work - Trends 2016
Ort:
Geneva
Verlag:
ILO
Jahr:
2016
Abstract:
"(...) To mark the commitment of ILO constituents to gender equality and as the Organization approaches ist centenary in 2019, I have launched the Women at Work Centenary Initiative with the objective of taking stock of the status and conditions of women in the world of work, and identifying innovative action that could give new impetus to the ILOís work on gender equality and non-discrimination. It aims to engage ILO constituents, civil society and all women and men in concerted action to achieve full and lasting gender equality and non-discrimination. The Women at Work Centenary Initiative is therefore key to delivering on the transformative agenda called for in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the United Nations in 2015. This report is an important contribution to this centenary initiative. It gives a picture of where women stand today and how they have progressed in the world of work over the last 20 years, and of the root causes of inequalities and how they should be tackled based on what works and the guidance provided by international labour standards. It shows that, despite some encouraging advances, major gender gaps at work remain. Increasing gender parity in educational attainment does not prevent women from being concentrated in middle to lower-paid occupations that reflect traditional gender stereotypes and beliefs about womenís and menís aspirations and capabilities. (...)"
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