This book examines the drivers of, and barriers to, participation of women in the Asian labour market for its socio-economic development and structural transformation. Based on original comparative…Continue
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The youth have an opinion. Are young women treated as equals? What kind of parental and societal pressures they face when they make career choices? Is our society and it's mindset changing when it comes to women participating in the workforce. Here's a live discussion, organized by Youth Ki Awaaz and ILO, on the theme of women in the workforce.…Continue
Panudda Boonpala, Director, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country office for India, talks about what needs to be done at the policy-level to engage more women in the Indian workforce. Find out by tuning to this short interview.
Is the gender pay gap real? Are there opportunities for women in agriculture? What's ailing the Indian labour force with regard to participation of women? How can we be more equal as a society and as a growing economy? Sher Verick, Deputy Director of ILO India, breaks down the paradox of low female labour force participation and how you and I can step up to foster an equal world of work. Watch.…Continue