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Towards an end to sexual harassment : the urgency and nature of change in the era of #MeToo UN Women

Contributor(s): UN Women.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : UN Women, 2018Description: electronic document (44 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): ATTITUDES | BEHAVIOUR CHANGE | GENDER EQUALITY | HUMAN RIGHTS | INTERVENTION | PREVENTION | RAPE | SEXUAL HARASSMENT | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | WORKPLACEOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website Summary: This publication is not a comprehensive document on sexual harassment; more publications will follow. It is intended to support policy makers, employers and activists by sharing UN Women’s varied work on this topic and it offers new guidance on policy and practice on sexual harassment. It does so within the context of international commitments and standards against violence, discrimination against women and on human rights. The voices of some critical groups are also given space here - the UN Feminist Network and the UN Women Youth Council. Both include in their orbit victims and survivors of abuse; their advice and expectations are taken seriously. In this publication, UN Women identifies ten essentials of addressing sexual harassment. This publication offers policy makers a framing for the revision or promulgation of sexual harassment policies. It identifies practices that have promise in addressing sexual harassment and eroding its tolerance – such as specific laws against sexual harassment. (From the document). Record #6095
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This publication is not a comprehensive document on sexual harassment; more publications will follow. It is intended to support policy makers, employers and activists by sharing UN Women’s varied work on this topic and it offers new guidance on policy and practice on sexual harassment. It does so within the context of international commitments and standards against
violence, discrimination against women and on human rights. The voices of some critical groups are also given space here - the UN Feminist Network and the UN Women Youth Council. Both include in their orbit victims and survivors of abuse; their advice and expectations are taken seriously.

In this publication, UN Women identifies ten essentials of addressing sexual harassment. This publication offers policy
makers a framing for the revision or promulgation of sexual harassment policies. It identifies practices that have promise in addressing sexual harassment and eroding its tolerance – such as specific laws against sexual harassment. (From the document). Record #6095