ILO informal sector indicators are being developed. See more here . Also now available, the Worker and Sector Profiles (PROFILES) database. The database focuses on groups of workers for which there is high interest but no internationally agreed statistical definitions. It currently covers the following groups of workers:
Wellbeing in London dataLondon’s first Wellbeing and Sustainability Measure has been developed by the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) City Intelligence. There are 7 domains related to good health, employment opportunities, decent housing, environmental quality, social connectedness, financial security, and accessible spaces. Within these domains are 64 indicators, covering both objective and subjective aspects of wellbeing. See […]
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The ILO Research Repository provides free access to over 20,000 publications, mostly published since 2000. They include flagship reports, major publications, research studies and journal articles from the International Labour Review and International Journal of Labour Research , working papers, training materials, guides, manuals and briefs. The repository also features the profiles of researchers actively […]
A webinar recording 60 mins. Covers tips on discovering disability in archives based on disable people’s experiences, plus insight into how the archive reveals changing attitudes towards public transport accessibility and the employment of disabled workers. The archive is a rich source of information on the latter and the presentation is very enlightening on this.
Launched by the International Labour Organization, the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF), is a website that contains materials for employment policy makers. It includes diagnostic tools and guidance. Throughout there is attention to gender mainstreaming policy.This ILO news item gives more information.
A new hub created at LSE Social Policy which aims to act as a network and website for scholars working on the causes and impact of gender inequality in education, labour markets and the family.It includes details of projects, full text papers and events.
The ILO 19th ICLS (WORK) database provides data based on revised statistical standards. The standards have been changed to include factors such as unpaid labour. See the new definitions.Data sources are at https://ilostat.ilo.org/data/ Key: ILO = International Labour Organization ICLS = International Conference of Labour Statisticians
Global Gender Gap Report 2022 | World Economic Forum (weforum.org) Get information on the trends from 2020. The report records that it will take another 132 years to close the gap. The website also has infographics and information on economy trends worldwide. The full methodology is provided on the website.
Gender Equity and Justice Free access (time-limited so take advantage quickly) to articles from SAGE publishing covering gender equity and justice. Topics include labour, health, gender identity and the struggle for rights worldwide.
Discrimination in the workplace – shocking report from Fawcett society reveals appalling experiences of female BAME workers in workplace. 75% mention suffering racial discrimination in some form.