According to ILO Report Gender Gap in Jobs, Pay Scale Isn’T Change in 20 Years (Download PDF)


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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/Last Modified on: March 9, 2016


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