Ending Gender-Based Violence in the World of Work in the US
Brief summary of presentation of information made
Women who work in hotels or as domestic workers are more vulnerable to gender based violence. They often work alone and may not have legal status. Female agricultural workers are also often exposed to gender based violence, usually from co-workers and supervisors.
However, strong unions can protect workers. The panel shared stories of how this can happen strengthening both individual workers rights and improving companies.
What was of particular significance to share with The Salvation Army globally?
Migrant women workers are often a target of gender based violence at work, including sexual assault. They are often invisible unless efforts are made to seek them.Tags: United Nations, SDG5: Gender Equality, SDG3: Good Health and Well-Being