In 2018, the 16 Days campaign joined the global call for an ILO convention to end violence and harassment in the world of work, launching the #ILOendGBV hashtag and raising awareness of the importance of the convention. As part of our effort to build on the momentum of the campaign, moving from16 to 365,” we will continue our advocacy for the ILO convention throughout the year, focusing first on the adoption of binding standards to end gender-based violence in the world of work at the ILC in June 2019, and then mobilizing to demand ratification of the convention in countries globally.

To support this effort, the Center for Women’s Global Leadership has launched a Sector Focus Initiative to highlight the violence and discrimination faced by women in various labor sectors through a select curation of reports, multimedia, and news items in order to build an evidence-based case for the need for a strong ILO convention on violence and harassment in the world of work. This is particularly important as the draft convention continues to fall short on key issues, including a broad definition of “worker” and including domestic violence as a world of work issue.

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In 2018, the 16 Days campaign joined the global call for an ILO convention to end violence and harassment in the world of work, launching the #ILOendGBV hashtag and raising awareness of the importance of the convention. As part of our effort to build on the momentum of the campaign, moving from16 to 365,” we will continue our advocacy for the ILO convention throughout the year, focusing first on the adoption of binding standards to end gender-based violence in the world of work at the ILC in June 2019, and then mobilizing to demand ratification of the convention in countries globally.

To support this effort, the Center for Women’s Global Leadership has launched a Sector Focus Initiative to highlight the violence and discrimination faced by women in various labor sectors through a select curation of reports, multimedia, and news items in order to build an evidence-based case for the need for a strong ILO convention on violence and harassment in the world of work. This is particularly important as the draft convention continues to fall short on key issues, including a broad definition of “worker” and including domestic violence as a world of work issue.

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Sector Focus Initiative

In 2018, the 16 Days campaign joined the global call for an ILO convention to end violence and harassment in the world of work, launching the #ILOendGBV hashtag and raising awareness of the importance of the convention. As part of

Domestic Work Sector Focus

Beginning in January 2019, the Center for Women’s Global Leadership will be highlighting the types of discrimination and violence faced by women in various labor sectors as part of our commitment to making sure that the ILO adopts a strong,

END GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN THE WORLD OF WORK

Feminists in the 1990s achieved a truly monumental breakthrough when they secured the formal recognition of women’s rights as human rights, and of violence against women as a human rights violation. This work continues, in new ways, as gender-based violence

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16 Days Around The World

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