Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

EPIC will bring together a diverse set of actors at the global, regional and national levels to support governments, employers and workers and their organizations, and other stakeholders, to make equal pay between women and men for work of equal value a reality.

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


UN International Labour Organization (ILO), UN Women, and the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
December 2030
Raise up womens pay across the world to equal mens
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 8
8.5 - By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
ILO, OECD, UN Women staff
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 1 May
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Date of completion: December 2030
Operating in countries
Contact information/focal point(s)
Kevin Cassidy,

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