In a 2011 report, domestic workers were identified as being at a heightened risk of exploitation and abuse, including sexual abuse. The FRA elaborates the details and goes into length about domestic workers and their experiences, specifically within the EU.
Within the realm of domestic work, gender-based violence has been an ongoing issue with little to no resources for domestic workers to seek refuge. With that in mind, this document serves to define the protections needed to secure a safe
What works to hold men who have used violence accountable and prevent further abuse? This briefing paper evaluates the effectiveness of programs for men who have used IPV in the Global North and the Global South and issues recommendations for
In its resolution 70/162 on the safety of journalists and the issue of impunity, the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General to prepare a report to be presented at its seventy-second session and to the Human Rights Council at its thirty-seventh
In Europe, the trend in recent years has been towards an increase in migrants among domestic workers, the overwhelming majority of whom are women. These workers are exposed to exploitation and abuse due to several factors, including the lack of
Gender-based violence in the world of work also encompasses the commute many workers need to take to their destination. However, for women, their experience traveling to work often involves harassment. This report discusses the numerous amounts of harassment including verbal
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
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