ABC of women workers’ rights and gender equality

Focuses on States’ and employers’ obligations, and workers’ rights relating to gender concerns derived from the ILO’s body of international labour standards (Conventions and Recommendations). Reflects other relevant developments and trends in international law, supranational law, and national legislation and practice. The Guide is arranged alphabetically by topic.

This concise and easy to read guidebook assists the layperson in understanding the legal frameworks and socio-economic developments surrounding gender equality in the world of work. Completely updated and revised, this guide incorporates important information relevant to women workers such as women in development, gender mainstreaming, the glass ceiling and much more. Each entry in the guide provides a clear, succinct definition and directs the reader to relevant laws, ILO conventions, and other topics for further research.