Global Employment Trends for Women

GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to launch a report analyzing the gender gaps in global labor markets. The report, entitled “Global Employment Trends for Women”, is for release on Tuesday, 11 December 2012. The report, which has contributions from UN Women, includes regional and global figures. It also analyzes the different factors behind gender gaps in labor markets and presents a series of policy measures to address this issue. For Geneva UN … [Read more...]

Reform to Reality: Empowerment of Women in the Middle East

Reform to Reality: Empowerment of Women in the Middle East Speech delivered by UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet at a lunch event hosted by the governments of the United States, Tunisia, Canada, Colombia, Jordan, the Maldives and Norway, titled “Women’s Political Participation in the Middle East,” held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, 10 June 2011. [Check against delivery.] I thank our hosts — the US, Tunisia, Canada, Colombia, Jordan, the Maldives and Norway — … [Read more...]

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