Briefing Document on Proposed ILO Convention on The Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

Briefing Document on Proposed ILO Convention on The Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

The global trade union movement has been lobbying for an ILO Convention on gender-based violence (GBV) for many years. As a result, the ILO Governing Body at its 325th Session (November 2015) placed a standard-setting item on ‘Violence against women and men in the world of work’ on the agenda of the 2018 International Labour Conference (ILC), as a double discussion.