What We’re Doing
Caring for Our Caregivers: Workplace Violence Hearing Highlights Job-Related Assaults for Health Care and Social Service Workers
Workplace violence is a serious and growing problem for working people in the United States: It causes more than 450 homicides and 28,000 serious injuries each year. Workplace homicide now is responsible for more workplace deaths than equipment, fires and explosions. Two of every three workplace violence injuries are suffered by women.
Ending Gender-Based Violence in the World of Work in the United States
Gender-based violence against women in the world of work is an epidemic that requires a systemic response. The purpose of this report is to clearly define gender-based violence, describe its prevalence, explain the circumstances that allow it to persist, and offer recommendations to effectively prevent it.