Women and the future of work in the Asia-Pacific conference 2018

The selected research papers submitted as a result of this Call, will serve as the basis for discussion at a regional ‘Women and the Future of Work in the Asia-Pacific’ Conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand in early 2018.

The resulting evidence and discussion on where best to invest efforts and resources to promote women’s full participation in the future of work will be summarized in a Conference report, which will be submitted to the global ‘Women at Work’ and the ‘Future of Work’ ILO Centenary Initiatives that will culminate in the 2019 International Labour Conference.


  • Enabling an environment for better quality jobs and gender equality in the changing world of work
  • Strengthening women’s visibility, voice and representation for the future of work
  • Accelerating women in business management and entrepreneurship through supply chains


Please submit a maximum 2 page proposal by 15 September 2017 at BANGKOK@ilo.org 


Submission deadline (proposals): 15 September 2017
Notification of acceptance: 8 October 2017
Submission deadline (full paper): 22 December 2017

The drafts will be peer reviewed and should be further adapted in advance of the Conference.

Conference dates: TBC. Two day conference in Bangkok in early 2018.


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Beyond ANU

Date posted

Thursday, 31 August 2017

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