Levels of support for an ILO Convention against Violence at the Workplace

2-ILO Levels of support UNI -2017 -EN

Lobbying Brief for an ILO Convention against Violence at the Workplace

1-ILO Lobbying brief for ILO convention_EN

Pledge against violence from South Africa…join in!

From our South African affiliates a pledge against violence: I pledge to never commit, condone, or remain silent about men’s violence against women. I pledge to never coerce anyone I know into having sex, or to pressure them into any kind of unwanted physical contact. I will always seek clear communication instead of assuming consent. [ ... ]

Eliminating violence against women and children: what the research says

“Cohabitated or Married” “The HOME is the single most dangerous place for women” Gloria Steinem was quoted as we began our session on what the research says. Some of the points that all four panelist brought up were: • Cohabitating and child bearing before marriage set the women and children up for struggling lifestyle. • [ ... ]

Meeting: putting domestic violence laws in practice. Drew room, ground level

In contrast to popular belief domestic violence is very much a culturally related issue. In fact, at the grass roots of must domestic violence situations are gender inequality and patriarchal ideology.    Even though several laws are being instituted to prevent domestic violence against women, it is still a very rapid growing phenomenon, especially in Asia [ ... ]

Experience in Implementation of National Action Plans on Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

In the UN forum, “Experience in Implementation of National Action Plans on Domestic and Gender-Based Violence,” representative leaders from countries including the Czech Republic, Zambia, and Norway each discussed concrete strategies addressing violence within their national agenda. First introduced was the Czech Republic National Action Plan, which prioritized themes of transparency and accountability through civil [ ... ]

Domestic violence – Leaflet 287 – USDAW

It happens everywhere – from large cities to rural communities. It is just as much about verbal abuse and controlling behaviour as it is about physical or sexual violence. In most cases domestic violence is a continuous series of attacks, rather than a one-off incident. Domestic violence affects many of our members and Usdaw is [ ... ]

(Español) “Basura” Cortometraje

Sorry, this entry is only available in Español.

Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (UK) is launching a new leaflet about domestic violence

Usdaw is launching a new leaflet to support women experiencing domestic violence to mark today’s International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women. Domestic violence is a problem which is much more likely to be faced by women than men. The new leaflet aims to help women who are thinking of leaving an abusive or [ ... ]