Online Training Programme on Emerging Perspectives on Gender, Labour Laws and International Labour Standards
To provide an overview of gender and the labour market. To analyze gender inequalities and discriminatory practices with regard to access to labour market, wages, working conditions, employment security, etc.. To understand the gendered vulnerabilities and intersection of paid work and unpaid/care work, challenges in reconciling paid work and family responsibilities that leads women to precarious forms of employment that remain outside the purview of available legal and policy responses. To sensitize the participants about the existing legal instruments and national polices on promotion of gender equality at the workplace. To understand the various international labour standards/international instruments and good practices on gender equality. To discuss about strategies of promotion of rights to fair/decent work and care within the framework of employment law and policies that would address the larger question of equality of opportunity and women’s employment and sustenance in the labour market.
Gender and labour laws, gender inequalities in the labour market, national legislations and policies on promoting workplace equality, international instruments/international labour standards on gender equality.
This training will be delivered in an online mode. The training will primarily make use of lectures, case studies and experience sharing. It will also include group discussions and thus be participative in nature.
Government Officials, Union Leaders from Central Trade Unions, Researchers and Civil Society representatives.
Dr. Ellina Samantroy Email: ellinasroy[dot]vvgnli[at]gov[dot]in