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Patchwork of protections leave hospital workers exposed, study finds - Toronto Star

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 08:15

Toronto Star
Patchwork of protections leave hospital workers exposed, study finds
Toronto Star
Deline said the ministry established a health care round table that is developing “resources and supports” to improve workplace safety in hospitals and create a reliable reporting system for incidents of workplace violence. The ministry is also running ...

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Updated| New measures against domestic violence kick-start 16-day awareness campaign - MaltaToday

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 06:45

MaltaToday
Updated| New measures against domestic violence kick-start 16-day awareness campaign
MaltaToday
Earlier today, equality Minister Helena Dalli this morning launched a national strategy on gender-based violence and domestic violence. The strategy is aimed at tackling the causes and assisting the victims of domestic violence in a more effective way ...
Why intimate partner violence is your businessDhaka Tribune
SAFE SPACES: A study on paid family/ domestic violence leaveWomen's Agenda
Women's Rights Movements: Strong but EmbattledHuffPost
Fraser Coast Chronicle -The Advertiser -Voxy
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Why intimate partner violence is your business - Dhaka Tribune

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 01:57

Dhaka Tribune
Why intimate partner violence is your business
Dhaka Tribune
Companies have a clear interest in ensuring a violence-free workplace, and for a range of reasons — including the importance of looking after your employees — businesses must consider how it can go beyond the workplace to tackle violence in the ...
SAFE SPACES: A study on paid family/ domestic violence leaveWomen's Agenda
Court orders protecting family violence victims will now be recognised around the countryThe Advertiser

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White Ribbon Day: violence against women is a workplace issue - The Mandarin

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 21:17

The Mandarin
White Ribbon Day: violence against women is a workplace issue
The Mandarin
“Simone explained that during the relationship, she had no knowledge of her perpetrator's previous history of domestic violence. Her motivation today is to support women so they can tell their stories and ensure that perpetrators of domestic violence ...
White Ribbon Day 2017: St Kevin's at Cardiff breaks silence on domestic violenceNewcastle Herald

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Agape House Working To End Gender-Based Violence - SteinbachOnline.com

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 13:20

SteinbachOnline.com
Agape House Working To End Gender-Based Violence
SteinbachOnline.com
White ribbons were handed out at the Steinbach Pistons game Wednesday night by Agape House to acknowledge the continued presence of domestic violence against women in many communities, including Steinbach. Counsellor advocate Carrie Bilawchuk says the ...

Italian feminists have a plan against gender based violence - PoliticalCritique.org

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 11:30

Italian feminists have a plan against gender based violence
PoliticalCritique.org
In the anti-violence plan, workplace and social policies play a fundamental role. “Domestic violence and workplace violence can be prevented only if we question a model that is also economically based on exploitation and insecurity – a weight that is ...

November 25 — International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - National Union of Public and General Employees

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 09:44

Miami Herald
November 25 — International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
National Union of Public and General Employees
... forced labour, and domestic violence. In recent months, campaigns such as #MeToo have revealed the shocking number of women that have experienced sexual harassment or assault by men who held influence or power in their workplace and livelihood.
Keeping the Spotlight on Violence against Women and GirlsReliefweb
Hearing all the voices of the #MeToo momentSocialist Worker Online

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Just days before Wollongong walks to remember the lives lost to domestic violence the Housing Trust is being ... - Illawarra Mercury

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 20:22

Illawarra Mercury
Just days before Wollongong walks to remember the lives lost to domestic violence the Housing Trust is being ...
Illawarra Mercury
The walk is raising awareness about domestic violence and comes just days after the Housing Trust became the first business in the Illawarra to be awarded White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation recognising leadership in domestic violence prevention and ...

MEP: Statistics office must collect data on sexual violence - The Times

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 19:01

The Times
MEP: Statistics office must collect data on sexual violence
The Times
The Central Statistics Office must play a role in collecting data on sexual violence in Ireland, a Fine Gael MEP said. Brian Hayes called on the Central Statistics Office to research the scale of domestic and gender-based violence amid concern about ...

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MEP: Statistics office must collect data on sexual violence - The Times

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 19:01

MEP: Statistics office must collect data on sexual violence
The Times
The Central Statistics Office must play a role in collecting data on sexual violence in Ireland, a Fine Gael MEP said. Brian Hayes called on the Central Statistics Office to research the scale of domestic and gender-based violence amid concern about ...

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It's time for companies to help employees experiencing domestic violence - OHS Canada

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:40

It's time for companies to help employees experiencing domestic violence
OHS Canada
A 2015 Canadian study by the University of Western's Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children, and the Canadian Labour Congress, surveyed 8,429 people across Canada asking about their experiences of domestic violence ...

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One-fifth of city employees report harassment at work - Edmonton Journal

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:49

Edmonton Journal
One-fifth of city employees report harassment at work
Edmonton Journal
Bev Esslinger, shocked at the figures around harassment as the audit circulated through council offices. “Obviously, we have work to do,” she said, comparing it to gender-based and domestic violence, which also often go under the radar. “You need to ...

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It's time for companies to help employees experiencing domestic ... - National Post

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:05

It's time for companies to help employees experiencing domestic ...
National Post
This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.

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'When no one is looking, they attack you': Bullying not confined to City Hall, expert says - Edmonton Journal

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:01

Edmonton Journal
'When no one is looking, they attack you': Bullying not confined to City Hall, expert says
Edmonton Journal
But when no one is looking, they attack you … and no one believes you,” she said, describing patterns she's seen from counselling at least 1,000 victims over the past five years, including some city employees. “It's very similar to domestic violence ...

It's time for companies to help employees experiencing domestic violence - The Conversation CA

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:27

The Conversation CA
It's time for companies to help employees experiencing domestic violence
The Conversation CA
The purpose of the survey is to gain an understanding of current workplace supports available for female workers who experience intimate partner violence or abuse. Lend your voice to help people who are experiencing domestic violence by taking a few ...

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Workplaces must be free of harassment - Northumberland Today

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:57

Northumberland Today
Workplaces must be free of harassment
Northumberland Today
Violence against women and domestic abuse were brought into local public awareness when the shooting incident took place at Northumberland Hills Hospital recently, driving home the need for more public conversations in the community. Cornerstone Family ...

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