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  1. Achieving equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities through legislation: Guidelines

    25 November 2014

    These guidelines reflect the reappraisal of disability as a human rights issue. Intended for policy-makers and drafters of legislation, they have been developed with a view to assisting in improving the effectiveness of national laws concerning training and employment of disabled persons, as part of an ILO Project "Promoting Rights and Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Employment through Legislation”.

  2. The Disabled Beggar – A Literature Review

    02 September 2014

    This literature review originated as part of an exploratory study of beggars with disabilities in Ethiopia, reported on in ILO Working Paper No. 141 published in 2013. It has been updated and is published separately here, as a contribution to debates on the social and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities, on poverty reduction and social protection.

  3. Disabled beggars in Addis Ababa: Current situation and prospects for change

    02 June 2014

    This Summary Paper presents key findings from the study entitled “Disabled Beggars in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia”, Employment Working Paper No. 141, ILO Geneva, 2013.

  4. The gender divide in skills development: Progress, challenges and policy options for empowering women

    23 May 2014

    Part of the Policy Brief series produced by the Skills and Employability Branch

  5. Zambia: Decent work for disabled youth through skills development

    30 April 2014

    ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme on Disability

  6. International Women's Day 2014: Equality for Women is progress for all

    05 March 2014

    On International Women’s Day 2014, the ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme on disability recognizes the leadership and achievements of individual disabled women in selected countries. This brochure acknowledges their accomplishments and shares their stories on promoting equality for women with disabilities.

  7. Skills for Employment Policy Brief - Skills for Rural Employment and Development

    25 February 2014

    Part of the Policy Brief series produced by the Skills and Employability Branch

  8. Innovations in quality apprenticeships for high-skilled manufacturing jobs in the United States

    06 January 2014

    A report of three youth apprenticeship programmes in the United States conducted by the ILO.


  1. Meeting skills needs for green jobs: Policy Recommendations

    25 November 2013

    This document, jointly prepared by members of the Inter-Agency Working Group (IWG) on Greening Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Skills Development, presents a set of policy recommendations formulated in response to a request from the G20 Development Working Group (DWG) under the Human Resources Development (HRD) pillar.

  2. Skills for Employment Policy Brief - Enhancing youth employability: the importance of core work skills

    18 November 2013

    This policy brief aims to assist key stakeholders to better understand what the core skills for employability are, why they are important, and how they can be delivered, attained and recognized. It illustrates various ways of integrating employability skills into core academic content and vocational training.

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