Publications on Disability and work
Easy-to-read version of "An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities" report
Making sure that people with disabilities are not left out of the digital world of work
18 November 2022
This easy-to-read version of the 2021 publication "An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities" by Fundación ONCE and the ILO Global Business and Disability Network takes a closer look at the digital transformation of the world of work and how it affects opportunities and challenges for the inclusion of persons with disabilities.
Report Summary: Workers with Disabilities in Jordan’s Garment Sector
15 November 2022
The present study is an assessment of the realities faced by workers with disability in Jordan’s garment factories, from a sample of nine main factories and three satellite factories in the country’s garment sector (12 factories total) within three industrial zones located in Ad-Dulayl, Sahab, and Irbid.
Persons with Disabilities
“Nothing about us without us” - Realizing disability rights through a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies
07 November 2022
This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and persons with disabilities, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.
Disability Inclusion in EIIP Stocktaking and way forward
20 October 2022
This report assesses and provides recommendations on disability inclusion for the ILO’s Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP). It examines important challenges and good practices along the project cycle, calling attention to intersectional challenges approaches that safeguard the inclusion of persons with disabilities as workers.
ILO Working paper 82
Long-term care in the context of population ageing: a rights-based approach to universal coverage
20 October 2022
With the acceleration of population ageing, the achieving of healthy ageing is becoming a global imperative and social protection policies and social security systems have an important role to play in this endeavour.
Easy-to-read version of "Making the future of work inclusive of people with disabilities" report
Making sure that work in the future is better and fairer for people with disabilities
11 July 2022
This easy-to-read version of the 2019 publication "Making the future of work inclusive of people with disabilities" by Fundación ONCE and the ILO Global Business and Disability Network shows how to ensure that the future of work is inclusive, leaving no one behind, including the one billion persons with disabilities living on our planet.
Employment Working Group
Inclusion of persons with disabilities in the digital and green economy
18 March 2022
This report prepared by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) together with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the 1st G20 Employment Working Group meeting addresses one of the priority areas identified by the Indonesian Presidency. It highlights measures G20 member states can take to ensure that persons with disabilities will benefit from the opportunities provided by the digital and green economy, as well as minimize some of the challenges that derive in particular from digitalization.
Workers with disabilities
EmployAbility - Tapping the potential of persons with disabilities in Asia and the Pacific
13 March 2022
A resource guide to support employers and businesses wanting to promote decent work opportunities for persons with disabilities in their companies.
World Social Protection Report 2020–22: Regional companion report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region
30 November 2021
This regional companion report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is intended to complement the ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2021–22. Social Protection at the Crossroads – in Pursuit of a Better Future. The regional companion report first gives a global perspective that is taken from the main report and outlines recent developments in social protection systems worldwide. It then highlights key developments, challenges and priorities for social protection in the MENA region.
How to promote disability inclusion in programmes to prevent, address and eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work
30 November 2021
This information note promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in programmes to prevent, address and eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work. It is aimed at everyone in the world of work and, in particular, at government officials, members of trade unions and representatives of workers’ organizations, and enterprises and their representative organizations. It is relevant in applying the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 (No. 206).