News on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

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    Philippines ratifies Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

    22 February 2024

    Philippines becomes the 38th country in the world, and the first Asian country, to ratify Convention No. 190.

  2. Portugal ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    19 February 2024

    Convention No. 190 is the first international labour standard to address violence and harassment in the world of work.

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    Tens of thousands of women migrant workers are empowered by Gender Responsiveness-One Roof Integrated Services Centers

    30 January 2024

    The ILO supports the establishment of Gender Responsiveness-One Roof Integrated Service Center (LTSA-MRC) in four districts to advocate and empower tens of thousands of women migrant workers.

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    OSH measures key to prevent violence and harassment in the world of work, says ILO report

    22 January 2024

    A new ILO report emphasizes using Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) frameworks to address the root causes of violence and harassment and to encourage collective action for better work environments.

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    Parjiyati, a former migrant worker who empowers others with key migration information

    15 January 2024

    As one of the network leaders at the Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One-Roof Integrated Service (LTSA-MRC), Parjiyati dedicates herself to ensure safe and fair labour migration for others.

  6. ILO joins forces with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Manpower to strengthen the protection of Indonesian migrant workers in destination countries

    10 January 2024

    The ILO supports the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Manpower with the training manual and capacity building programme on labour consular services for better protection of Indonesian migrant workers.

  7. Conference on Preventing and Addressing Violence and Harassment in the World of Work through Occupational Safety and Health

    This event aims to disseminate the research findings and foster discussion among government representatives, social partners, and other stakeholders on benefits, challenges and gaps of addressing and preventing violence and harassment through OSH frameworks.

  8. Employers’ and workers’ organization of Timor-Leste signed a Joint Commitment to Eradicate Workplace Violence and Harassment

    15 December 2023

    Both employers’ and workers’ organizations, with support from the ILO, are committed to create a working environment that is free from violence and harassment in Timor-Leste.

  9. The ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190): exchanges between practitioners and academia on preventing and ending violence and harassment in the world of work

  10. ILO supports the deliberation of law on violence and harassment in the world of work in Timor-Leste

    29 November 2023

    The government of Timor-Leste, with support from the ILO’s Spotlight Initiative project in Timor-Leste, is in the process of finalizing the drafting law on violence and harassment in the world of work.

  11. Young female entrepreneur strives to transform her life for a better future

    28 November 2023

    Leaving her unfortunate experience behind, Ana Paula de Jesus da Silva, who took part in ILO’s Gender and Entrepreneurship Together (GET Ahead) training programme, is determined to continue expanding her business for a better future.

  12. ILO joins forces with Timor-Leste Trade Union Confederation to end violence against women

    27 November 2023

    The Timor-Leste Trade Union Confederation (KSTL), with support from the ILO Spotlight Initiative in Timor-Leste, has been actively promoted the elimination of violence against women at both community and company levels.

  13. “It is time for us to go public and we are all the same.”

    27 November 2023

    The ILO’s inclusive trade fair provides the opportunity for LGBTI business group to exhibit their talents and products. The government of Timor-Leste supports the inclusive effort to leave no one behind.

  14. Timor-Leste’s internationally certified trainers are ready to boost women entrepreneurship in the country

    25 November 2023

    The Women Entrepreneurship Development (WED) certificate are awarded to four trainers, with support from the ILO, certifying them as the ILO’s Gender and Entrepreneurship Together (GET Ahead) trainer.

  15. Indonesian Ministry of Manpower appreciates ILO technical assistances on various employment issues

    17 November 2023

    The ILO Country Director for Indonesia and Timor-Leste and the Indonesian Minister of Manpower conducted a courtesy meeting in Jakarta to continue strengthening the collaboration between ILO and the Ministry of Manpower.

  16. ILO enhances economic empowerment of women and other vulnerable groups in Timor-Leste through entrepreneurship

    10 November 2023

    A three-day fair exhibition held in Dili has provided an opportunity for women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs from other vulnerable groups to be economically independent and to fight against harassment and stigma.

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    Rwanda ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    01 November 2023

    Convention No. 190 is the first international labour standard to address violence and harassment in the world of work.

  18. Indonesia launches its HIV/AIDS National Action Plan to accelerate the achievement of Ending AIDS by 2030

    27 October 2023

    The ILO supports the Ministry of Manpower developing the National Action Plan on Preventing and Handling HIV/AIDS at Workplace 2024-2028 as a guideline for synergising actions in preventing and handling HIV/AIDS at workplaces in 27 districts and cities nationwide.

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    North Macedonia ratifies the Labour Statistics Convention and the Violence and Harassment Convention

    23 October 2023

    North Macedonia becomes the 52nd ILO member State to ratify Convention No. 160, and the 35th to ratify Convention No. 190.

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    Data: A common language for the world of work

    16 October 2023

    Without accurate data, labour market decisions cannot be taken says Rafael Diez de Medina, Chief Statistician and Director of the ILO Department of Statistics.