News on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

  1. Shoring up the foundation for a safe, inclusive learning environment

    31 January 2023

    Training to create a convenient platform to report sexual harassment on campus and a capacity-building exchange to the UK made a huge difference in one Indonesian woman’s life.

  2. Canada ratifies ILO convention on violence and harassment in the world of work

    30 January 2023

    Canada is the 25th country to ratify ILO Convention No. 190 which aims to eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work.

  3. Ireland ratifies ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    12 January 2023

    Ireland is the 24th country to ratify ILO Convention No. 190 which aims to eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work.

  4. The Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One Roof Services Office (LTSA-MRC) in Tulungagung receives the Indonesian Migrant Worker Award for the best integrated services for placement and protection

    23 December 2022

    The Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One-Roof Integrated Service (LTSA-MRC) in Tulungagung district, supported by the ILO through the Safe and Fair programme, receives the Indonesian Migrant Worker Award from the Ministry of Manpower for providing best integrated services for placement and protection to Indonesian migrant workers.

  5. Tripartite Forum on Migration empowers women migrant workers as agents of change to safeguard their labour rights

    13 December 2022

    The ILO through the Safe and Fair Programme supported the establishment of a Tripartite Plus Forum in Cirebon, West Java to support the rights of women migrant workers.

  6. Indonesian employers renew its Guideline on Prevention and Handling Sexual Harassment at Workplace

    12 December 2022

    The renewed Employers Guideline on Prevention and Handling the Sexual Harassment at Workplace, supported by the ILO, has incorporated the ILO Convention No. 190 and the key findings of ILO’s survey violence and harassment at work in Indonesia.

  7. Indonesian constituents join the ILO’s Gender Academy on the elimination of violence and harassment at work

    08 December 2022

    The Indonesian constituents join a five-day training programme of the ILO’s Regional Academy on Gender, Inclusion and the Future of Asia Pacific, conducted by the ILO’s International Training Centre (ITC) Turin.

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    Violence and harassment at work – an employers' guide

    07 December 2022

    A new publication offers practical advice to companies and employers to help them create appropriate policies and systems for issues related to violence and harassment in the workplace.

  9. Workers’ and employers’ organizations joint the fight against gender harassment, violence and discrimination in palm oil and fisheries sectors

    05 December 2022

    The ILO joins forces with workers’ and employers’ organizations to free Indonesian palm oil and fisheries sectors from gender harassment, violence and discrimination.

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    Violence and harassment at work has affected more than one in five people

    05 December 2022

    The first global survey on experiences of violence and harassment at work aims to bring a better understanding and awareness of an issue rooted in complex economic, social and cultural factors.

  11. ILO to release new report on violence and harassment in the world of work

    01 December 2022

    The International Labour Organization will publish a new report on violence and harassment at work, on Monday 5 December 2022.

  12. Indonesian women seafarers: Fighting against the tide of harassment and discrimination

    16 November 2022

    After joining the ILO training of trainer on harassment, violence and HIV/AIDS vulnerability in the maritime sector, an Indonesian woman seafarer actively promotes the rights to be free from harassment and discrimination at sea.

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    Towards Indonesia’s maritime industry free from discrimination and harassment

    09 November 2022

    The ILO organizes a series of training programmes on violence, harassment and discrimination at work, focusing on mainstream anti-discrimination and anti-harassment measures in the workplace, particularly in the maritime industry.

  14. Nigeria ratifies ILO conventions on occupational safety and health and on violence and harassment in the world of work

    08 November 2022

    Nigeria is the 29th country to ratify the Convention No. 187 promoting safe and healthy working environment and the 22nd to ratify the ILO Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work.

  15. Training on GBV/Workplace Harassment

    The All Pakistan Women Association conducted a three days training on Gender Based Violence and Workplace Harassment. More than 30 females participated and actively engaged in the participative training, which was facilitated by APWA trainers. Mr. Razi Haider, National Project Coordinator of the Japan funded PRS/STRIDE Project also briefed the participants about the ILO convention C-190

  16. Panama ratifies ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    02 November 2022

    Panama is the 21st country to ratify ILO Convention No. 190 which aims to eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work.

  17. No workers immune from violence and harassment, actions needed at company level

    19 October 2022

    The ILO in collaboration with the Never Okay Project are launching findings of a workers’ survey on violence and harassment at work. The ILO releases its latest report on violence and harassment at work, highlighting the urgency of reporting and handling mechanism at work and the ratification of ILO Convention No. 190.

  18. More effective protection needed for public sector whistle-blowers

    14 October 2022

    Public service sector workers are often the first to know about threats or harm to the public interest, so they play a key role in exposing wrongdoings and safeguarding the well-being of society and economies.

  19. It is time to break the silence against violence and harassment at work in Indonesia

    10 October 2022

    Representatives of businesses and workers agree, during the ILO’s interactive discussion, that it is time for all parties to take violence and harassment at work as a serious matter and there is an urgent need for a reporting mechanism and case handling at enterprise level.

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    WHO and ILO call for new measures to tackle mental health issues at work

    28 September 2022

    New global WHO guidelines on mental health at work are reinforced by practical strategies outlined in a joint WHO/ILO policy brief.