Decent Work and Women’s Economic Empowerment: Good Policy and Practice

Authors: UN Women, ILO

Women constitute half of humankind and 40 per cent of the global workforce. They are a growing proportion of the overseas migrant labour force. As workers, entrepreneurs and service providers they contribute actively to social and economic development.

This policy brief examines why creating more jobs for women, promote decent work and women's economic empowerment.

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PDF version: English

Bibliographic information

Subject area(s): Employment

Resource type: Best practices

UN Women office involved in publication: UN Women Headquarters

Publication year: 2012

Number of pages: 5

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)