International Labour Standards & Women Workers
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Published by International Labour Org .
Written in English


  • Human rights,
  • International Law,
  • Miscellaneous Items,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Work & labour,
  • Business/Economics

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Open LibraryOL12896967M
ISBN 109221090590
ISBN 109789221090595

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Extrait de la couverture: "Women's rights and gender equality have gained growing attention over the past decades, both at international and national levels. In order to promote equality between women and men in the world of work, international labour standards and national legislation have been adopted on a wide range of related issues. Even where labour standards exist, implementation may be uneven. Increased knowledge among workers and unions of labour standards and workers’ rights is a means to support enforcement. An emphasis on women’s employment rights and equality provisions in awareness activities is a means of enabling women to organize to claim their rights in. International Labour Conference –The International Labour Conference meets annually to discuss and set the ILO’s policies and priorities. It debates and adopts new ILO Conventions and Recommendations, and monitors the implementation of existing labour standards. It also adopts the ILO’s budget and elects its Governing Body from among its. International labour standards are one of the ILO ’s primary means of action to improve the working and living conditions of women and men, and promote equality in the workplace for all workers. All ILO standards, with some excep- Labour standards promoting women workers’ rights and gender equality 1. How to use this guide.

Principles and Rights at Work Sector International Labour Office Geneva CLS Handbook 4 09/11/, AM. Contents v ILS — international labor standards IPEC — International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour IPSA — initial poverty and social analysis. Since , the International Labour Organization has established and promoted a system of international labour standards (ILS) that cover a wide range of subjects in the world of work. ILS, agreed upon by governments, employers, and workers, are a key legal component in the international framework for governing globalization, promoting sustainable development, eradicating poverty and . Just released. The Global Deal for Decent Work and Inclusive Growth Flagship Report Social Dialogue, Skills and COVID 20 October This second Global Deal Flagship Report illustrates the importance of social dialogue in managing the consequences of the coronavirus (COVID) pandemic, as well as the benefits of involving social partners in adult-learning systems to prepare for the. / edited by George P. Politakis ; International Labour Office. ñ Geneva: ILO, 1v. ISBN: (print); (web pdf) International Labour Office workers rights / human rights /international law / international labour standards / supervisory machinery /role of ILO / .

The book also discusses alternative policies for improving world labor conditions further, including national and international labor standards regulation. The evidence indicates that in contrast with trade, migration, and international capital flows, labor standards regulation has had a negligible role in advancing labor conditions. Women at a standstill: the need for radical change / Elizabeth Reid --Some suggestions for the advancement of working women / Eliane Vogel --The division of labour and sexual inequality: the role of education / Elzéa Aventurin --Development and mounting famine: a role for women / René Dumont --Women workers and the courts / Felice Morgenstern. Labour statistics play an essential role in the efforts of member States to achieve decent work for all and for the ILO's support of these efforts. These statistics are needed for the development and evaluation of policies towards this goal and for assessing progress towards decent work. Many domestic workers, if not most, come from disadvantaged social groups, making them particularly vulnerable to discrimination and abuse at work.1 In , to address these concerns, the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted the Domestic Workers Convention, (No. ) and Recommendation, (No. ).