International Labor Organization Fights Gender-Based Workplace Violence and Harassment
Eight years ago, women union leaders and activists began campaigning for the International Labor Organization (ILO) to tackle gender-based violence and harassment at work. Last week, at the ILO’s 100th anniversary, workers, governments and employers voted overwhelmingly to approve a binding Convention on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work.
Ending Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in the World of Work
No one should have to risk their safety or dignity to put food on the table. Yet every day, workers around the world are subjected to sexual harassment and other forms of gender-based violence. On Monday, May 26, workers, employers and governments will come together at the International Labor Organization (ILO) to discuss a new global standard on violence and harassment in the world of work
South Korean Trade Union Leaders and Members Face Harsh Jail Sentences for Peaceful Demonstrations
Union leaders and members have been at the forefront of the fight for social justice in South Korea, organizing and participating in peaceful demonstrations throughout 2015, including protests against the...