Ensuring that the work done by women and men is valued fairly and ending pay discrimination is essential to achieving gender equality. However, pay inequality continues to persist and gender pay gaps in some instances have stagnated or even increased.
Export Processing Zones (EPZ) : This manual is a tool for trade unions to reach out to women workers in Export Processing Zones (EPZs) to inform them of their rights and engage them in activities that promote freedom of association and organizing as a key means to improve their working conditions. It goes through the various steps on how to get in contact with the workers, how to prepare for and conduct the training, and what activities to suggest for the women workers.
Provides an overview of national labour laws and international labour standards which are key to achieving gender equality. Contains practical checklists and tips to make labour inspection gender-responsive in accordance with the provisions in these laws that apply to both women and men in the world of work.