Gender Violence is every so often interchangeably used as male chauvinism. It is by far one of the most unusual human rights violations in the world. Over 30% of women worldwide have faced gender violence in terms of verbal, physical and/or sexual violence and other forms of sexual harassment at work.
Gender Violence within the workplace is by far one of the most unusual human rights violations in the world. It is a manifestation of the power imbalance between men and women and can take on various forms such as:• bodily assault (e.g rape, sexual advances and so on)• Verbal abuse and threats of violence• Bullying• persona assaults• psychological abuse and intimidation• Sexual harassment.
Gender violence has a clear horrible effect on the workplace, because it causes absenteeism, low morale, drop in productiveness, lack of confidence, unmet potentials, spoiling the work and misuse of organization assets etc.
Trade unions,NGO’s and many other organisations are making concerted efforts to end gender-based violence at work. They are campaigning for new international labour laws to address the various kinds of gender-based totally violence that occur in the world of work.
Have you have faced or are currently facing GBV in the workplace? How did you are how are you dealing with it? Your answers can help others going through this experience and save many jobs and lives.
Please share your experiences below please.