New strategies needed to achieve gender equality at work

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Work meeting. ILO PHOTO@Maillard J.

New strategies are needed as well as concrete action to improve women's working lives, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Many countries have incorporated in their national legislation the principle of equality and non-discrimination, the agency notes.

But millions of women still face barriers at the work place, it adds.

To mark International Women's Day on March 8, the ILO's Sandra Kuchen reflects on the progress made but also the challenges to attaining gender equality in the workplace.

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