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    • 50 Years Later: Women, Work & the Work Ahead (Infographic) 

      Women's Bureau (2013-01-01)
      How have things changed for women in the labor force over the last 50 years?
    • A Guide to Hiring Women with Disabilities 

      Women's Bureau (2015-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Census Bureau data from 2013 show that 12.6 percent of the U.S. population has some form of disability, although estimates of the proportion of the population living with a disability may vary depending on the ...
    • A Guide to Women’s Equal Pay Rights 

      Women's Bureau (2015-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Equal pay is a family issue. Women make up nearly half of the U.S. labor force and are a growing number of breadwinners in their families. More women are also working in positions and fields that have been ...
    • An Employer's Guide to Equal Pay 

      Women's Bureau (2015-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This guide is designed to help employers understand the primary federal laws that govern equal pay and compensation, provide tips to monitor pay practices and identify resources to help ensure compliance with those laws.
    • Ask a Working Woman Survey 2002 

      AFL-CIO (2002-01-01)
      [Excerpt] On the job and in public policy, working women want changes that will strengthen families and build respect for work. Working women are deeply and increasingly concerned about health care and retirement security, ...
    • Balancing the Burden? Desk Review of Women's Time Poverty and Infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific 

      Asian Development Bank (2015-01-01)
      The objectives of this review are as follows: (i) determine the contribution of infrastructure in reducing women’s time poverty and how this is being recorded; (ii) determine if women’s time savings result from increased ...
    • BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Women at Work 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017-03-01)
      [Excerpt] At the start of the 20th century, only a handful of career opportunities were available to women, including domestic service, teaching, and some factory work. Since the 1970s, women’s labor force participation ...
    • Breaking Down the Gender Wage Gap 

      Women's Bureau (2016-04-01)
      Over the years, the wage gap has gotten smaller. But in the past decade or so, progress has stalled. Many factors contribute to the gender wage gap, and women’s achievements in certain areas may have helped reduce it.
    • Changes in the Distribution of Workers' Annual Earnings Between 1979 and 2007 

      Congressional Budget Office (2009-10-01)
      [Excerpt] This Congressional Budget Office (CBO) paper, which was prepared at the request of the Senate Committee on Finance, documents changes in the annual earnings of workers ages 25 to 54 between 1979 and 2007. CBO’s ...
    • Child Labour in Africa 

      International Labour Organization (2005-01-01)
      Fact sheet on child labor in Africa, compiled by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2005.
    • Child Labour in Europe 

      International Labour Organization (2005-01-01)
      Fact sheet on child labor in Europe, compiled by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2005.
    • Child Labour in Latin America 

      International Labour Organization (2005-01-01)
      Fact sheet on child labor in Latin America, compiled by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2005.
    • Comprehensive Health Care Reform: An Essential Prescription for Women 

      Joint Economic Committee (2009-10-08)
      [Excerpt] The status-quo health insurance system is serving women poorly. An estimated 64 million women lack adequate health insurance. Over half of all medical bankruptcies impact a woman. For too many women and their ...
    • Convention on the Rights of the Child 

      UNICEF (1989-11-20)
      UNICEF’s Convention on the Rights of the Child, approved on November 20, 1989.
    • Discrimination Against Men at Work: Experiences in Five Countries 

      Fric, Karel; Galli da Bino, Camilla (2018-01-01)
      While discrimination against women at work has long been a mainstream topic in research literature, only marginal attention has been paid to discrimination against men. A number of factors may be responsible for this, ...
    • Discrimination at Work: Africa 

      InFocus Programme on Promoting the Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (2001-01-01)
      Fact sheet on discrimination in Africa, prepared by the ILO.
    • Discrimination at Work: Asia 

      InFocus Programme on Promoting the Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (2001-01-01)
      Fact sheet on discrimination in Africa, prepared by the ILO.
    • Discrimination at Work: The Americas 

      InFocus Programme on Promoting the Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (2001-05-01)
      Fact sheet on discrimination in the Americas, prepared by the ILO.
    • Emerging Strategies and Progress Toward Pay Equity 

      Women's Bureau (2015-10-27)
      Women’s Bureau Webinar October 27, 2015
    • Equal Pay Infographic 

      Women's Bureau (2015-01-01)
      The wage gap varies considerably across occupations, but overall, women earn less than men.