ABC of Women Workers Rights and Gender Equality

Second Edition

International Labour Office
Release Date: April 1, 2000

This concise and easy to read guidebook assists the general public in understanding the legal frameworks and socioeconomic developments surrounding gender equality and women workers’ rights in the world of work. Completely updated and revised, this second edition incorporates important new information about the latest developments on gender issues such as child laborers, export processing zones, gender mainstreaming, and the glass ceiling. Each entry in the guide provides a clear, succinct definition and directs the reader to relevant laws, ILO conventions, and other topics for further research.