National Surveys

Key Findings of National Survey on the Impact of Domestic Violence on Workers and in Workplaces in the Philippines.  Joint ITUC-AP?Philippine Affiliates Report
Philippines, 2015

Between June 2015 – September 2015, the International Trade Union Confederation-Asia Pacific in cooperation with Philippine affiliates, Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), Federation of Free Workers (FFW) and Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa (SENTRO), conducted a national online survey on the impact of domestic violence on workers and in workplaces. The full report will be released in November 2015.

Domestic Violence against White-Collar Working Women in Turkey: A Call for Business Action
Turkey, 2015

This report is the outcome of an investigation of the effect of Domestic Violence on white-collar working women’s careers and on workplaces in Turkey. The researchers motivation stems from an earlier investigation of the gender gap at the corporate boards in Turkey within the scope of the Independent Woman Directors Project.

Can Work Be Safe, When Home Isn’t? Initial Findings of a Pan-Canadian Survey on Domestic Violence and the Workplace
Canada, 2014

The Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children at Western University, in partnership with the Canadian Labour Congress, has just released a report on the first ever Canadian survey on domestic violence in the workplace. Over 8,400 workers responded. The report provides startling insights into the impact of domestic violence on Canadian workers and workplaces.

Domestic violence and the workplace: A TUC Survey Report
United Kingdom, 2014

The Trades Union Congress of the U.K. conducted a survey similar to the one carried out in Australia, to find out more about how domestic violence affects working lives and the role that employers, colleagues and union reps can play in supporting those experiencing domestic abuse.

The Impacts of Domestic Violence  on Workers and the Workplace
New Zealand, 2013

The aims of this study were to assess the frequency of domestic violence among workers in New Zealand, gain insight into the impact of domestic violence on worker productivity, absenteeism and impaired work performance, and learn about what policies, procedures and attitudes surround victims dealing with the effects of domestic violence while employed. A survey was distributed by the New Zealand Public Service Association (PSA) to 10,000 randomly selected members. A total of 1,626 valid responses were received (16% response rate).

Safe at Home, Safe at Work? National Domestic Violence and the Workplace Survey
Australia, 2011

This pioneering report is product of a comprehensive national survey of over 3,600 employees, conducted by the Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse in conjunction with Micromex in accordance with University of New South Wales ethics approval.  It provides clear evidence of the prevalence of domestic violence as it affects the Australian workforce and a focused assessment of impacts of domestic violence on workers and workplaces.