Gender Equality and Decent Work : Good Practices at the Workplace

By: Office, International LabourMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Geneva : International Labour Office, 2005Description: 1 online resource (128 p.)ISBN: 9789221169925Subject(s): Sex discrimination against women | Sex discrimination in employment | Women -- Employment | Women employees | Women’s rightsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender Equality and Decent Work : Good Practices at the WorkplaceDDC classification: 331.4133 LOC classification: HD6053Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Copyright page; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Acronyms; Part I Introduction and Analysis; Introduction; The building blocks of gender equality in the world of work; 1. A multisectoral approach to gender equality in legislation, policies and strategies ; 2. Policies and planning for gender equality ; 3. Use of sex-disaggregated data and information ; 4. Use of gender expertise, strategically placed; 5. Gender-specific actions; 6. Building knowledge and capacity on gender equality; 7. Strategic partnerships; 8. Participatory approaches; Part II The 25 Good Practices
Good Practice 1 Promoting gender equality among trade unions at the regional levelGood Practice 2 Addressing gender equality in a rural development project; Good Practice 3 Empowering women in a maledominated trade union; Good Practice 4 Matching talents and creating opportunities; Good Practice 5 The value of partnership; Good Practice 6 Gender equality in national employment policy; Good Practice 7 Vocational education as an instrument for promoting gender equality; Good Practice 8 Promoting women's entrepreneurship in small and medium enterprises
Good Practice 9 A special working contract for migrant domestic workersGood Practice 10 Bridging the gender digital gap; Good Practice 11 Information and training on women workers' rights; Good Practice 12 Planning for equality; Good Practice 13 Gender-equitable access to employment through tailored vocational training; Good Practice 14 Promoting women's entrepreneurship at the local level; Good Practice 15 Promoting gender equality through social dialogue; Good Practice 16 Mobilising female talent; Good Practice 17 Bringing fathers into the picture
Good Practice 18 Enabling women's businesses to flourishGood Practice 19 Social dialogue and gender equality; Good Practice 20 Pools of gender experts in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal; Good Practice 21 Gender data and analysis in the Child Labour Action Programme; Good Practice 22 A Gender Mainstreaming Tool for the world of work; Good Practice 23 Empowering women through a diversity strategy; Good Practice 24 Promoting gender equality in international workers solidarity; Good Practice 25 Gender equality and diversity in staffing; Bibliography; Annex
Summary: Constitutes the first part of the "ILO toolkit on gender mainstreaming in the world of work". Describes experiences made in over 20 countries in the area of equality policies targeting women and men, promoting a balanced participation in representative bodies and agenda-setting processes, and in fostering gender equality in employment.
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Copyright page; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Acronyms; Part I Introduction and Analysis; Introduction; The building blocks of gender equality in the world of work; 1. A multisectoral approach to gender equality in legislation, policies and strategies ; 2. Policies and planning for gender equality ; 3. Use of sex-disaggregated data and information ; 4. Use of gender expertise, strategically placed; 5. Gender-specific actions; 6. Building knowledge and capacity on gender equality; 7. Strategic partnerships; 8. Participatory approaches; Part II The 25 Good Practices

Good Practice 1 Promoting gender equality among trade unions at the regional levelGood Practice 2 Addressing gender equality in a rural development project; Good Practice 3 Empowering women in a maledominated trade union; Good Practice 4 Matching talents and creating opportunities; Good Practice 5 The value of partnership; Good Practice 6 Gender equality in national employment policy; Good Practice 7 Vocational education as an instrument for promoting gender equality; Good Practice 8 Promoting women's entrepreneurship in small and medium enterprises

Good Practice 9 A special working contract for migrant domestic workersGood Practice 10 Bridging the gender digital gap; Good Practice 11 Information and training on women workers' rights; Good Practice 12 Planning for equality; Good Practice 13 Gender-equitable access to employment through tailored vocational training; Good Practice 14 Promoting women's entrepreneurship at the local level; Good Practice 15 Promoting gender equality through social dialogue; Good Practice 16 Mobilising female talent; Good Practice 17 Bringing fathers into the picture

Good Practice 18 Enabling women's businesses to flourishGood Practice 19 Social dialogue and gender equality; Good Practice 20 Pools of gender experts in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal; Good Practice 21 Gender data and analysis in the Child Labour Action Programme; Good Practice 22 A Gender Mainstreaming Tool for the world of work; Good Practice 23 Empowering women through a diversity strategy; Good Practice 24 Promoting gender equality in international workers solidarity; Good Practice 25 Gender equality and diversity in staffing; Bibliography; Annex

Constitutes the first part of the "ILO toolkit on gender mainstreaming in the world of work". Describes experiences made in over 20 countries in the area of equality policies targeting women and men, promoting a balanced participation in representative bodies and agenda-setting processes, and in fostering gender equality in employment.

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