Work-related gendered violence is a serious occupational health and safety issue.
Work-related gendered violence comes in many forms
Work-related gendered violence is a serious occupational health and safety issue. It is any behaviour, directed at any person, or that affects a person, because of their sex, gender or sexual orientation, or because they do not adhere to socially prescribed gender roles, that creates a risk to health and safety.
Gendered violence comes in many forms (office)
Gendered violence comes in many forms (warehouse)
It’s an employer’s responsibility to protect their workers
Preventing and responding to work-related gendered violence is an employer’s responsibility.
Learn more about your obligations as an employer, tools to support you in preventing and responding to work-related gendered violence, support for health and safety representatives, and where to find more support.
Katherine reflects on her experiences of gendered violence in the workplace during the decades she has spent in the workforce, across numerous industries. She describes the broad spectrum of experiences inflicted upon women to make them uncomfortable and potentially stop them from fully participating in the workplace and tells of how her experiences ultimately made her stronger.
Work-related gendered violence - Dr. Narelle Beer
What is work-related gendered violence? - Sam Jenkin
New funding opportunities to prevent work-related gendered including sexual harassment
WorkWell's newly created WorkWell Respect Fund and WorkWell Respect Network will provide funding for workplace and industry leaders to collaborate and develop evidence-based strategies to prevent work-related gendered violence including sexual harassment.