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.
A news item from Kings College London, based on the report What the world thinks about work, ranks the UK low for the importance the population places on work. The report is based on a survey of 3,056 British adults and their opinions are compared to those of 23 other countries. Read the news item […]
A second batch of letters from the Autograph Letter Collection totalling 3,200 letters. This collection contains letters of prominent correspondents dating from 1851 to 1975. They cover such themes as suffrage, education, medicine, women and the Church, literature, employment, temperance, scholarship, industry, travel and the arts. Many of these letters were considered ‘Autograph’ letters by famous […]
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
Created by a team of leading Economics researchers based at the London School of Economics, The Hub focuses on presenting research to find finding effective ways to improve representation of women and minorities at work. Topics covered include gender differences in pay, gender quotas and childcare with free access to recent examples of research.
The UNHCR Livelihoods Information System monitors the impact of UNHCR’s livelihoods programmes. It includes data on the ability of refugees to earn a living in employment agriculture and self employment in 25 nations where it operates. 2020 data from Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, […]
Women and girls left behind: Glaring gaps in pandemic responses This publication contains and analyses the outcomes of Rapid Gender Assessment surveys (RGAs) on the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in 45 countries, produced by UN Women in partnership with national statistical offices, governmental entities, international partners, or private sector. The report confirmed uneven pandemic impacts […]
The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals, 2020 is based upon The World Bank’s World Development Indicators database, as well as from a wide variety of other relevant data sources from scientists and other researchers worldwide. It comprises great data visualizations around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, highlights trends for selected targets within each goal and introduces concepts about how some […]
The UNV Knowledge Portal on Volunteering is a great new resource it includes a volunteering database containing country laws, policies, statistical measurement. An evidence library of full text reports, reviews and datasets on key themes such as gender and volunteering, humanitarian volunteers, youth, climate, peacekeeping