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


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