14 June 2017 – “World Employment and Social Outlook(WESO) – Trends for women 2017”

Description

WHAT: This report provides a portrait of the situation of women in the world of work today and their progress over the past 20 years.

WHO: ILO

WHEN: 14 June 2017

WHERE: Geneva

URL: http://bit.ly/2rTqDu9

BACKGROUND:
This report examines the global and regional labour market trends and gaps, including in labour force participation rates, unemployment rates, employment status as well as sectoral and occupational segregation.

It also presents a global in-depth analysis of the key drivers of female labour force participation by investigating the personal preferences of women and the societal gender norms and socio-economic constraints that women face.