According to ILO Report Gender Gap in Jobs, Pay Scale Isn’T Change in 20 Years [ Current Affairs ]
Gender equality still remains intangible in the workplace according to the recently released report of International Labour Organization (ILO) titled-Women at Work: Trends 2016.178 countries are examine in the report trends in 2016 and according to that millions of women worldwide are not getting the same kind of quality, well-paying jobs as men.
Key Highlights of Report:
- The gender gap in employment, Payment scale and social protection has changed little in past 20 years.
- Women continue to work longer hours per day than men in both paid and unpaid work.
- Mostly women are overrepresented in religious service and sales work, which are among the lowest paying jobs.
- In past 20 years women’s has made significant progress in education but this has not translated into improvements at work.
- That indicates that women participate less in the labour market compared to their complement men.
- Ratio of unemployed women is more compare to men and young women are at a disadvantage.
- Nearly 65 % of women have reached retirement age without any regular pension globally and women’s lose out in terms of social and retirement benefits since they earn less money.
- Published on: March 9, 2016