Resources on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

  1. Violence and harassment

    Violence and harassment at work: a practical guide for employers

    10 October 2022

    The guide aims to enable enterprises to better control the risks and minimize the negative impacts that violence and harassment brings to the workplace.

  2. Guide

    Gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile, conflict and disaster settings

    21 March 2022

  3. Publication

    How to promote disability inclusion in programmes to prevent, address and eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work

    30 November 2021

    This information note promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in programmes to prevent, address and eliminate violence and harassment in the world of work. It is aimed at everyone in the world of work and, in particular, at government officials, members of trade unions and representatives of workers’ organizations, and enterprises and their representative organizations. It is relevant in applying the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 (No. 206).

  4. Publication

    Violence and harassment in the world of work: A guide on Convention No. 190 and Recommendation No. 206

    16 July 2021

    ILO Guide on Convention No. 190 and Recommendation No. 206 to shed light on definitions, core principles and measures enshrined in these instruments.

  5. The Global Deal for Decent Work and Inclusive Growth - Thematic Brief

    The Contribution of Social Dialogue to Gender Equality

    20 January 2021

  6. Publication

    An ILO free from sexual harassment: A right and our joint responsibility

    30 November 2020

    The ILO is committed to ensuring a safe and harassment-free working environment and a culture of mutual respect across the Organization. All staff have the responsibility to uphold the highest standards of behaviour, and actively prevent sexual harassment and misconduct.

  7. ILO Brief

    Policy Brief on sexual harassment in the entertainment industry

    25 November 2020

    The Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 (No. 206) includes entertainment among sectors and occupations which may be particularly exposed to violence and harassment. Against this background, this brief analyses trends and patterns of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, and it provides a picture of relevant laws and other means to protect workers in the industry.

  8. Publication

    Empowering Women at Work. Trade Union Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    11 November 2020

  9. Publication

    Empowering Women at Work. Company Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    22 September 2020

  10. Workplace violence and harassment

    Report summary: Safe and healthy working environments free from violence and harassment

    24 July 2020

    The ILO launches a new report “Safe and healthy working environments free from violence and harassment” which examines prevention through OSH frameworks.