Violence and harassment in the world of work: what can be done?

Violence and harassment in the world of work: what can be done?
Gender Equality and Diversity

Violence and harassment in the world of work: what can be done?

16–20 November 2020
The course is available in English, Français

Gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work is a threat to workers’ dignity, security, health, and wellbeing. This course provides the tools and strategies needed to end gender-based violence at work. Participants also learn how to establish anti-harassment policies for their companies and organizations.

If you’re ready to take a stand against gender-based violence at work, join this course.

Key features
Campus life

Stay and study on the banks of the Po River

High-level resources

Learn about violence prevention from ILO experts and working professionals

Practical materials

Experts share information, initiatives, and instruments

Sustainable development

The 2030 Agenda calls for reduced inequalities and elimination of violence

Who attends this course?
  • Policymakers
  • National and local public services staff members
  • Civil society representatives
  • Government representatives
  • Employers’ and workers’ organization representatives
What topics does this course cover?

This course empowers participants to eliminate sexual harassment from the workplace.

  • Gender equality
  • Rights at work
  • Violence and harassment
What will I learn?

Participants deepen their knowledge through dynamic discussions and group exercises.

  • The definition of violence in today’s world of work
  • Root causes of gender-based violence and risk factors for victims and perpetrators
  • Strategies, good practices, and tools that help address the problem
What will I be able to do?

Overall, this course prepares participants to effect real change in the workplace.

  • Amplify women’s voices and encourage men to become allies
  • Design anti-violence strategies through multi-stakeholder partnerships, gender-sensitive social dialogues, and collective bargaining
  • Outline key steps to establish sexual harassment policies at the company level
Why should I join?

Participants get the chance to talk to the trainers and work with their peers.

  • Training sessions will be provided by ILO specialists and external professionals.
  • Participants learn through individual and group exercises, case studies, brainstorming discussions, and participatory presentations.
  • The course links theories and concepts to real-world experiences.

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