A workable balance is what parents are desperately trying to find in these uncertain times. Even in “normal” times, the balance between work and family has not been an easy one to achieve. The challenge is not new, especially for women. But the pandemic is shining a stadium size light to the problem, can it also shine light on the solution?
As the COVID-19 crisis puts pressure on health services across the globe, ILOSTAT data highlights the already existing shortages of health workers.
What do girls and boys dream of doing when they grow up? Occupations like firefighter, astronaut, doctor and pilot might top the list, but what’s the reality?
New data on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) occupations reveal the extent to which women are employed in this field across countries.
ILOSTAT data show that progress is needed in many areas and in every region to achieve gender equality in the labour market.
Finding work can be tough for people with disabilities. While the number of people with disabilities in the workforce has been rising in many countries, in part due to changing attitudes and improved legislation, if you have a disability, you’re still more likely to be out of work than a person who doesn’t.
Africa’s employment landscape affects almost 500 million workers. Are there any changes in store for them?
It’s easy to find statistics about how well the labour market is doing, but scratch below the surface and you’ll find a growing number of men dropping out of the workforce.
Tech’s persistent gender gap is well documented, but it might surprise you to learn that the gulf transcends national wealth and development lines.
When is a job not enough?