Ending violence and harassment at work (blended)

Ending violence and harassment at work (blended)

Ending violence and harassment at work (blended)

24 August–18 September 2020
The course is available in English, Français, Español

Globally, workers are reporting that instances of violence and harassment are increasingly frequent in the workplace. Reports indicate that women and young people are more exposed to this phenomenon. This course aims to develop the capacity of trade unions to understand and use ILO Conventions and other international instruments dealing with workplace violence and harassment, focussing on the new Convention number 190 and its Recommendation 206. Participants will become familiar with the latest ILO discussions and developments in standard-setting processes on violence and harassment in the world of work. The course will develop and enhance trade-union actions, strategies and policies. By undertaking this training, participants will be assisted in developing the tools and mechanisms required to address violence and harassment in the workplace and to establish a work culture based on mutual respect and dignity.

Introduction to the course

Globally, workers are reporting that instances of violence and harassment are increasingly frequent in the workplace. Reports indicate that women and young people are more exposed to this phenomenon. This course aims to develop the capacity of trade unions to understand and use ILO Conventions and other international instruments dealing with workplace violence and harassment, focussing on the new Convention number 190 and its Recommendation 206. Participants will become familiar with the latest ILO discussions and developments in standard-setting processes on violence and harassment in the world of work. The course will develop and enhance trade-union actions, strategies and policies. By undertaking this training, participants will be assisted in developing the tools and mechanisms required to address violence and harassment in the workplace and to establish a work culture based on mutual respect and dignity.

Who attends this course?

The course targets policy-makers, education officers, female and youth trade-union officers and activists under 45 years of age.

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