Call for a progressive ILO Convention and Recommendation on ending violence and harassment in the world of work

This policy brief sets out CARE International’s top line positions and comments on the suggested new International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention and Recommendation on ‘Ending violence and harassment in the world of work’.

CARE welcomes the provisions of the draft ILO Convention and Recommendation set out in the ILO ‘Yellow Report’. This policy brief sets out some remaining concerns which must be addressed by governments, employers’ representatives and workers’ representatives in the lead up to, and during, the International Labour Conference (ILC) taking place from 28 May to 8 June 2018.

  • Countries: Global
  • Published: April 2018

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