This expert commentary by James N. Madero, from Violence Prevention International, details the necessary responses and procedures for employers to address domestic violence in the workplace. It suggests a team approach and introducing security measures for affected employees.
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,
Domestic workers are workers employed by private households within national boundaries or overseas to do house chores and care work. They constitute an integral part of the labour force worldwide. According to ILO data, the estimates are 4-10% of the
The Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources Sciences takes a closer look into a study on over 100 women in Nigeria who rely on farming for survival. The majority of the study’s respondents cited the most common forms of violence
Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality (EMERGE) is a two-year project to build an open repository of accessible evidence and lessons for working with men and boys for gender equality. Useful for those designing and implementing projects, programs, and
Emily Sours is currently completing a practicum at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership towards her master’s degree in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Rutgers. Supporting the CWGL team, Emily conducts several levels of research and strategy, focusing on
The findings in this research demonstrate the need for more IPV-related resources in the workplace to be available to supervisors as well as survivors and their coworkers. The needs of supervisors and workplaces vary by site, demonstrating the need for
A report that discusses a myriad of sectors in the service industry, food processing industry, amongst others. In addition, workers stories are shared to further explain the experiences of exploitation and abuse.