The Cambridge Public Health Department has released a workplace handbook for employers and supervisors to learn how to best respond and address domestic violence and intimate partner violence in the workplace.
In 2018, Human Rights Watch released a comprehensive report on the lack of legal support and justice for domestic violence victims and survivors, in many examples describing women who could not work or no longer return to work due to
Based on studies conducted in 2013 and 2014 of Romanian female farmworkers in Sicily, this paper discusses the plight of women who have had no choice but to accept the abuse that’s become normalized in their field. Contributing factors are
The Guardian discusses the work conditions of Romanian women working on farms in Sicily. Studies found that these women are forced into sexual relations with their employers to maintain job stability and lack necessities such as accommodation, food, and health
The European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs’ study on female agricultural migrant workers in the EU dissects several case studies on the exploitative working conditions in agriculture in Italy and Spain. These EU nations have a
The report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, discusses cases in South Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America on human rights violations. It specifically focuses on the horticultural and cut flower sectors
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
Working and often living in other people’s homes, migrant domestic workers are among the most vulnerable workers, at risk of abuse and exploitation that often happens behind closed doors, making it difficult for them to seek help, and for people
A survey conducted on people in England, Scotland and Wales that further contextualize the violence that people in the LGBT community face.
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.