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.
This resource center has tools for employers to develop comprehensive programs so your workplace can both prevent and respond to domestic and sexual violence, and stalking. These include suggested policies, guides on how to identify GBV, and more. Workplaces Respond,
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.
The study, in the journal Violence Against Women, found that experiencing intimate partner violence increases the probability that a woman will experience material hardship by 10-25 percent when factors such as ethnicity, education, mental health and drug use are accounted
“Healthcare workers regularly face the risk of violent physical, sexual, and verbal assault from their patients. To explore this phenomenon, a collaborative descriptive qualitative study was undertaken by university-affiliated researchers and a union council representing registered practical nurses, personal support
“Among those in the healthcare industry, it is common knowledge that threats of violence ranging from verbal to physical to sexual abuse come with the territory. Yet, there is a surprising lack of data that reveals the rates of violence
This infographic features statistics from 2009 surveys, conducted by ASISTA, regarding workplace violence at meatpacking plants in Iowa. The majority of the women interviewed reported that colleagues or bosses commented on their bodies, experienced at least one form of sexual
The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health highlights a study on the experiences of abuse of female Mexican indigenous farmworkers working in the US. These women’s immigrant and minority status have only exacerbated their physical and mental vulnerability. Through focus
The Center for Investigative Reporting discusses the power imbalance in the agricultural industry through United States-focused cases. Female agricultural workers tell their personal stories of sexual harassment at the hands of supervisors and employers. Deterrents to justice are the recurrence
The Community Alliance for Global Justice provides statistics from the Southern Poverty Law Center on agricultural workers in the United States. These illustrate the gender disparity in the industry and the pervasiveness of sexual violence in the workplace.