COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace
19 June 2020
One year ago, governments and employers’ and workers’ organizations from across the world took action to end violence and harassment in the world of work by adopting the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention (No. 190) and its accompanying Recommendation (No. 206). Now is the time for all countries to make this right a reality for all by ratifying this international treaty and creating a world of work free from violence and harassment.
COVID-19 and advocates
10 June 2020
V an award-winning playwright, performer and activist, formerly known as Eve Ensler, spells out the devastating effects of violence on businesses, individuals, and society. She calls upon governments to ratify ILO Convention 190 addressing violence and harassment in the world of work.
06 March 2020
The ILO calls on all countries to ratify ILO Convention 190 to end violence and harassment in the world of work once and for all.
International Labour Conference
21 June 2019
After many years of negotiations, the ILO adopted a convention and recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work. How can workers take advantage from these two instruments? Marie Clarke Walker, Worker Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Violence and Harassment shares her views...
ILO Convention 189
15 June 2018
As the international community discussed a possible convention or recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work, domestic workers can play a leadership role in this fight. ILO Convention 189 concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers, adopted on June 16th 2011, has given them a key platform in this respect, recognizing millions of domestic workers around the world as workers, and giving them a voice to advocate for their rights and the rights of all workers.
Video from the 107th International Labour Conference
28 May 2018
The annual International Labour Conference got under way in Geneva today. Opening the conference, Samir Murad, Minister of Labour of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder called for strong action to end violence and harassment at the workplace. Over 5000 delegates from Governments, workers and employers from the 187 ILO Member States are due to negotiate the adoption of a possible Convention or Recommendation on violence and harassment at work.