News on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

  1. Free from violence and harassment for a harmonious workplace, society and common prosperity

    30 November 2021

    ILO Country Office Director Dr. Changhee Lee delivered a video speech on the occasion of 16 Days campaign 2021 to call for a workplace free from violence and harassment

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    Reskilling and upskilling are key to meet the market demand after the pandemic

    17 November 2021

    The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 crisis have accelerated the demand for skills that match the structural shift in labour markets. Chatib Basri, a senior economist, and former Finance Minister shared his views at the ILO’s event about the future trend of the world of work after the pandemic.

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    Italy ratifies the ILO Convention (No. 190) on the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work

    29 October 2021

    Italy has ratified the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190), becoming the ninth country in the world and the second European country that ratified this Convention.

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    Media engagement to improve gender-sensitive labour migration reporting

    22 October 2021

    The ILO, through its joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, in partnership with the Alliance of Indonesian Journalists (AJI) Jakarta organized a series of media engagement programmes.

  5. Young workers urge the elimination of workplace violence and harassment

    18 October 2021

    As part of the promotion for the ratification of the ILO Convention No. 190, the ILO took part in the discussion with young workers who aspired for workplace free from violence and harassment.

  6. Launched, the good practice video on trade unions’ actions to prevent HIV at workplace

    08 October 2021

    The ILO recently launched a new good practice video highlighting the important roles of trade unions in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS at the workplace.

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    Protect and manage mental health at workplace in time of COVID-19

    15 September 2021

    Work arrangements and conditions have changed considerably due to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing new psychosocial challenges for the health and well-being of workers. The ILO’s Technical Officer, Grace Monica Halim, shared her insights on actions to address this problem.

  8. Greece ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention and the Violence and Harassment Convention

    30 August 2021

  9. ILO and Jurnal Perempuan examine the plight of women workers in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic and technology change

    30 August 2021

    The ILO continues to promote gender equality in Indonesia. Together with Jurnal Perempuan, the Indonesian feminist journal, the ILO launch a joint special edition on women workers in the midst of pandemic and technology change.

  10. Convention 190 in action: preventing harassment of workers in Japanese banks

    29 July 2021

    Labour banks (“Rokin Banks”) in Japan have been promoting workers’ access to finance for many years. They have also been in the vanguard when it comes to adopting international standards around workplace violence and harassment. Rokin Banks modelled their recent harassment guidelines directly on the ILO’s Convention 190, serving as an example and inspiration for legislation elsewhere in Japan, and for financial institutions around the world.

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    Fewer women than men will regain employment during the COVID-19 recovery says ILO

    19 July 2021

    A new policy brief shows that the disproportionate job and income losses suffered by women during the pandemic will persist in the near future.

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    Indonesia reviews the ratification of the ILO’s Convention on workplace violence and harassment

    14 July 2021

    As the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment is coming into force, the UN Indonesia, ILO and their partners examines challenges and opportunities of the ratification this Convention.

  13. Become a C190 Champion and take action to free the world of work from violence and harassment!

    14 July 2021

    Make your voice heard by recording and sharing a short video to help ensure dignity and decent work for all.

  14. Join the ILO’s global campaign for ratification of Violence and Harassment Convention

    02 July 2021

    Public urged to take part in the campaign to raise awareness of violence and harassment in the workplace and to encourage their governments to ratify ILO Convention No. 190.

  15. Mauritius ratifies the Violence and Harassment Convention

    01 July 2021

    Mauritius became the seventh country in the world, and the third African country, to ratify the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190).

  16. Stop Violence at the Workplace: The Challenge of the Ratification of ILO's Convention No. 190 on the Elimination of Violence and Harassment at the Workplace

    The seminar discusses the importance of the ratification of the ILO Convention No. 190 to Indonesia as it is in line with national policies in supporting the principles of sustainable development.

  17. Join the ILO’s global campaign for ratification of Violence and Harassment Convention

    25 June 2021

    Public urged to take part in the campaign to raise awareness of violence and harassment in the workplace and to encourage their governments to ratify ILO Convention No. 190.

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    First international treaty to address violence and harassment comes into force

    21 June 2021

    The International Labour Organization is to launch a global campaign to promote ratification of the Violence and Harassment Convention.

  19. From commitment to reality: Building forward a world of work free from violence and harassment

  20. Global Action Week to promote the ratification of the Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment

    As the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment is coming into force, the ILO is organizing a Global Action Week to launch a global ratification campaign of the international standard against violence and Harassment at work.