Economy / Employment - - MENA region

Labour Inspection, Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination in the Arab States

13.01.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This guide book aims to mainstream gender equality into all the main functions of labor inspection. Its contents are suitable for departments of women workers’ rights in the relevant ministries, national commissions for women, trade unions, employers, employers’ organizations, and representatives of human resources departments as well as gender equality specialists. It explains the role of labor inspection in relation to gender issues, and the utilization of inspection systems to promote gender equality at work. It focuses on issues such as pay equity, sexual harassment, maternity and family responsibilities and provides tools to detect discriminatory practices within an enterprise.


  • Type of publication : Toolbox / Methodological guide
  • Author : International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Publishing house : International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Publication date : 2014
  • Number of pages : 115
  • Language : English


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