News on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

  1. Expanding its efforts beyond trade unions and private sector, ILO is now working to implement the measures recommended by ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment in civil society organizations

    11 April 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) for Türkiye Office continues to contribute to preventing violence and harassment at work through a workshop organized for the Middle East Technical University (METU) Alumni Association.

  2. Indonesian labour actors to improve efforts preventing online gender-based violence at work

    27 March 2023

    The ILO promotes awareness about online gender-based violence at work to its social partners for stronger joint collaboration and preventive actions and interventions.

  3. Lesotho ratifies three ILO Conventions

    16 March 2023

    Lesotho deposited the instruments of ratification of the Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 (No. 151), the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187) and the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190).

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    Online and ICT-facilitated violence and harassment at work: resetting the system

  5. Reaching out to young workers and youth through a radio campaign

    11 March 2023

    The ILO organizes a series of radio talkshows on issues related to women, youth and work to commemorate the International Women’s Day.

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    How to achieve gender equality in global garment supply chains

    10 March 2023

    Global supply chains are a key entry point for women to enter the formal workforce, but serious decent work deficits remain prevalent, including discrimination, violence and harassment. Find out how a more equitable set of policies and actions could help the garment industry drive inclusive economic growth.

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    Galvanizing Commitment for Action: Ending Violence and Harassment at Work

    In this webinar, U.S. and Canadian government leaders will discuss the process of ratification and its implications for ending gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work, including U.S. commitments to the principles of ILO C190.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  16. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.