5th Anniversary of Convention to Tackle Violence in the Work World

21 June marks the 5th anniversary of the convention to tackle violence and harassment in the work world (C190). C190 is the first international treaty that recognises the right of every person to work in an environment free from violence and harassment.  The convention underscores the importance of safe working environments for achieving equality and dignity for all workers across sectors. Even though significant progress has been made during the past 5 years, much work remains to be done until the full implementation of the convention. Despite the efforts of countries to align their national policies with goals of C190, violence and harassment at work persist and affect millions of workers worldwide. Women, migrants and those in precarious employment are disproportionally affected by this. Read more here.