This page provides information and resources on the intersection between gender equality, women’s empowerment and the world of work, from a range now widely recognised as one of the major driving forces of global economic growth and well-being.
Download ETI’s Base Code guidance on gender equality
The business case for gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace
Progress and Potential: A Focus on Gender – The Better Work Programme, ILO/IFC
The business case for women's economic empowerment - an integrated approach – International Center for Research on Women and Dalberg Global Development Advisors (commissioned by the Oak Foundation), 2014.
Ending violence and sexual harassment in the world of work
Gender in Occupational Safety and Health – TUC, 2017.
Resource Kit on Gender-based Violence – Fair Wear Foundation, ITC/ILO, 2016.
Standing firm against factory floor harassment - Fair Wear Foundation 2013
The pages below provide useful material on trade union activities around gender-based violence and women’s empowerment.
Additional toolkits and guidelines
Gender equality in social auditing guidance – BSR, 2018
Gender equality in codes of conduct guidance – BSR, 2017
How to change business culture and practice – UN High Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, 2016.
Improving Opportunities for Women in Smallholder-based Supply Chains – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2010.