The report discusses how sexual violence has become normalized in the agricultural industry due to the social and cultural dynamics of the farmworker population. The lack of both awareness of workers’ rights and sufficient legislation serve as obstacles to justice
This year, the 63rd session of the Commission for the Status of Women takes as its theme social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality, and the empowerment of women and girls. As a resource
In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences analyses the issue of violence against women in politics, including in parliament and elections, and outlines her conclusion and recommendations on preventing and combating such
This report quantifies the incidences of sexual harassment in an industry that has shown to be quite pervasive within such incidents. In addition, the ILO provides ways to upgrade the employment and work terms of women, as well as other
The ILO highlights sexual harassment in the agriculture industry in lower and middle-income nations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Through multiple cases, the research analyzes the timeline from when the case of sexual violence first occurs to the aftermath
This report chronicles the key discussion points of the Strategic Conversation on Militarism and Violence Against Women, convened by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University from June 9-11, 2011.
“Like women around the world, Indonesian factory, farm and office workers frequently face sexual harassment, bullying, rape and other forms of gender-based violence (GBV) on the job—yet many are unaware that anything can be done to address it. Now, union
Additional information on the relationship between domestic violence and the world of work. Although intimate partner violence occurs within a private home, the effects of IPV does not remain in the home.