Manifestations of violence and harassment in the world of work are diverse and multifaceted, and have changed over time. The variety of conduct, practices or threats that may be covered under the general term “violence and harassment” is very broad, and the norms and perceptions of unacceptable behaviour vary across contexts and cultures. Taking these realities into consideration, Convention No. 190 provides for a broad notion of violence and harassment, and for a rights-based framework for its prevention and elimination.

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2.1. What is violence and harassment?

2.2. Who is protected?

2.3. When and where does violence and harassment occur?

2.4. An inclusive, integrated and gender-responsive approach