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
FAO illustrates the critical role of women in the rural economy worldwide through charts of their share of the agricultural labor force, statistics on their employment, and depictions of the gender gap.
This report examines the restaurant industry and the sexual harassment that disproportantely affects women. Being that the restaurant industry is one of the lowest paying jobs, in addition to the tip culture, it provides a tolerant environment for harassment and
“A review of the gender-related policies and practices of 198 global organisations active in health, with a special focus on gender equality in the workplace. The 2019 Report provides an in-depth look at the extent to which global organisations active
This research identifies the scope and impact of DV on workers and workplaces. The data should assist governments, unions, and employers to enact and evaluate proactive practices to address the impact of DV in the workplace.