violence at work


Discrimination at work may be compounded by physical or psychological violence, which may be gender-based. The clearest illustration of this is sexual harassment, but harassment accompanied by violence or the threat of violence need not be sexual in intent. Researches indicate that there is a close connection between violence at work and precarious work, gender, youth, and certain high-risk occupational sectors.

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International Labour Organization – ILO (2007). ABC of Women Workers’ Rights and Gender Equality. Available at: