Publications on Disability and work

2022

  1. Publication

    Inclusion of persons with disabilities in the digital and green economy

    18 March 2022

    This report prepared by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) together with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the 1st G20 Employment Working Group meeting addresses one of the priority areas identified by the Indonesian Presidency. It highlights measures G20 member states can take to ensure that persons with disabilities will benefit from the opportunities provided by the digital and green economy, as well as minimize some of the challenges that derive in particular from digitalization.

  2. Workers with disabilities

    EmployAbility - Tapping the potential of persons with disabilities in Asia and the Pacific

    13 March 2022

    A resource guide to support employers and businesses wanting to promote decent work opportunities for persons with disabilities in their companies.

2021

  1. Publication

    World Social Protection Report 2020–22: Regional companion report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

    30 November 2021

    This regional companion report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is intended to complement the ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2021–22. Social Protection at the Crossroads – in Pursuit of a Better Future. The regional companion report first gives a global perspective that is taken from the main report and outlines recent developments in social protection systems worldwide. It then highlights key developments, challenges and priorities for social protection in the MENA region.

  2. Publication

    How to promote disability inclusion in programmes to prevent, address and eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work

    30 November 2021

    This information note promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in programmes to prevent, address and eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work. It is aimed at everyone in the world of work and, in particular, at government officials, members of trade unions and representatives of workers’ organizations, and enterprises and their representative organizations. It is relevant in applying the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 (No. 206).

  3. Publication

    ILO Disability Inclusion Policy and Strategy 2020-23

    27 September 2021

    The ILO Disability Inclusion Policy is being implemented by the ILO Disability Inclusion Strategy 2020-23, which contains indicators and targets that are aligned with the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy (UNDIS) accountability framework for UN entities.

  4. Joint publication

    An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities

    10 February 2021

    Co-published by Fundación ONCE and the ILO Global Business and Disability Network, the report takes a closer look at the digital transformation of the world of work and how it affects opportunities and challenges for the inclusion of persons with disabilities.

2020

  1. Publication

    UNAIDS calls on governments to strengthen HIV-sensitive social protection responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

    28 August 2020

    UNAIDS calls on governments to live up to their commitment to develop nationally owned and led social protection systems for all, including floors; and scale up and progressively enhance coverage, adequacy and comprehensiveness, thereby improving the responsiveness and quality of interventions to address the needs and vulnerabilities of people living with HIV.

  2. Results of a survey among National Business and Disability Networks and their members

    Disability inclusion in company responses to COVID-19

    09 July 2020

    In May 2020, the ILO Global Business and Disability Network conducted two surveys – one for National Business and Disability Networks (NBDN) and one for those networks’ company members – to identify good practices and gaps in responding to the COVID-19 crisis in a disability-inclusive way. In total, 159 companies from 22 countries (representing four regions) participated in the company survey, and 19 national networks participated in the NBDN survey.

  3. ILO infographic

    Disability inclusion in company responses to COVID-19: Results of a survey among National Business and Disability Networks and their members

    08 July 2020

    In May 2020, the ILO Global Business and Disability Network conducted two surveys – one for National Business and Disability Networks (NBDN) and one for those networks’ company members – to identify good practices and gaps in responding to the COVID-19 crisis in a disability-inclusive way. In total, 159 companies from 22 countries (representing four regions) participated in the company survey, and 19 national networks participated in the NBDN survey.

  4. Publication

    COVID-19 and the world of work: Ensuring no one is left behind in the response and recovery

    09 June 2020

    This brief is part of a series on leaving no one behind in the context of COVID-19 and the world of work. It provides an overview of specific groups that risk being left behind: people with disabilities, indigenous and tribal peoples, people living with HIV, and migrant workers.