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
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably emphasized and amplified existing inequalities and vulnerabilities for women and girls around the world. The internet is abuzz with reports of the devastating impact of the pandemic and public health measures that have been
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
This 2017 study conducted by The Asia Foundation is intended to fulfill two purposes: to establish a baseline of knowledge on the understandings, experiences, and effects of domestic violence (DV) in the workplace among employees and employers; and to inform
This Atlantic article highlights the importance of paid leave from work for DV victims. In a domestic violence crisis, “a victim’s job is her lifeline,” said Sonya Passi, the founder and CEO of FreeFrom, a nonprofit dedicated to financially empowering
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.
This study from the Journal of Interpersonal Violence examines the productivity-related effects and costs of intimate partner violence (IPV) on the workplace. Specifically, it explores whether IPV victims and nonvictims differ in the number of work hours missed due to