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Violence against women: not in my union, not in my workplace

Violence against women at work is a core trade union issue. IndustriALL Executive Committee calls on affiliates to take the pledge to combat violence against women and take active steps to implement its commitments.

Violence against women is a violation of human rights. It is an obstacle to gender equality. According to a UN report, today 35 per cent of women have experienced physical, psychological or sexual violence. In some countries, this proportion reaches 70 per cent.

Violence against women remains one of the most tolerated violations of human rights. Unions have their share of responsibilities in promoting and defending women’s rights. Violence against women at work affects workers’ rights, safety, health and dignity.

Unions, say no to violence against women

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