ABC of Women Workers Rights’ and Gender Equality by ILO International Labour Office PDF

By ILO International Labour Office

ISBN-10: 9221196224

ISBN-13: 9789221196228

That allows you to advertise equality among men and women on the earth of labor, foreign hard work criteria and nationwide laws were followed on quite a lot of comparable concerns. although, employees are frequently blind to their rights derived from those criteria —a undeniable fact that has been more and more pointed out as a big drawback to their powerful use. This revised and accelerated version specializes in states' or employers' duties and employees' rights, relating to gender equality on the earth of labor. The e-book comprises vital info proper to girls employees on themes together with sexual harassment, ladies in improvement, and the glass ceiling. different significant advancements for either male and female employees are integrated below gender mainstreaming and different gender matters, primary ideas and rights at paintings, globalization, export processing zones, part-time paintings, and employees with kin obligations. With an easy-to-follow layout, this advisor is an important software for elevating know-how and criminal literacy on severe paintings and gender equality concerns.

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Many temporary workers can be considered to be casual workers. Although some temporary workers, particularly those who work for private employment agencies, may have longer fixed-term contracts, temporary workers generally receive low wages and have a lower quality of employment. Casual work, and particularly seasonal casual work, is done by people of both sexes and all ages including many children; but, as with many other forms of precarious work, women predominate in it. In agricultural work, women and children often accompany the male head of household as unpaid family helpers.

111: Discrimination (Employment and Occupation), 1958 C. 122 and R. 122: Employment Policy, 1964 30 C C. 142: Human Resources Development, 1975 C. 156 and R. 165: Workers with Family Responsibilities, 1981 R. 169: Employment Policy (Supplementary Provisions), 1984 R. 195: Human Resources Development, 2004 ➜ See also Affirmative action; Career breaks; Family responsibilities, workers with; Human resources development; Paid educational leave; Vocational guidance; Vocational training Cash and medical benefits for maternity The Convention No.

Children are affected by work differently and more intensely than adults — and the younger the child the greater the vulnerability. The hazardous nature of work and the conditions under which it is carried out are also important criteria. 1). Child labour is generally associated with poverty and discrimination. It is an issue that not only concerns the human rights of the child but also directly relates to gender discrimination, both because of the unequal role of fathers and mothers as breadwinners and family carers; and because of the different expectations held of girls and boys as regards their education and career prospects.

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