Summary of key points
- There are many different stakeholders who can play a part in preventing and responding to gender-based violence in global supply chains at global, national and local levels.
- Multi-agency approaches and partnerships are the best way to achieve workplaces that are free from sexual harassment and violence.
- This requires practical strategies and tools across the supply chain.
This briefing continues the focus on the governance system that can support the prevention and elimination of gender-based violence at work. It introduces some of the main stakeholders that have a responsibility to address sexual harassment and violence in global supply chains. The briefing starts with the duty of governments to prevent gender-based violence, and then refers to the role of non-State actors in eliminating gender-based violence in global supply chains.
Chart 4 illustrates the wide range of stakeholders that can play a role in preventing sexual harassment in global supply chains, and the inter-relationship between global, national and local actions.