The governance and partnership framework to prevent and address gender-based violence in global supply chains
At the end of the module, participants will be able to:
- Understand who plays a role in preventing gender-based violence in the world of work.
- Realize which international standards may be used to promote business compliance with human rights and combat violence in the world of work.
- Appreciate the importance of social dialogue and partnerships.
- Identify connections between global action and local action to prevent gender-based violence.
- Briefing 4.1: Making the case: human rights, economic development and business arguments for eliminating gender-based violence in global supply chains
- Briefing 4.2: The role of global instruments and frameworks on human rights and labour rights
- Briefing 4.3: Introducing the partners who can play a role in preventing gender-based violence in global supply chains
Three case studies:
- Case Study 4.1: Ethical Tea Partnership Standards
- Case Study 4.2: US Fair Food Program and Code of Conduct – a new model for addressing sexual harassment on farms
- Case Study 4.3: Challenging sexual harassment in the apparel supply chain through MSI action
Two learning activities:
- Learning Activity 4.1: Whose responsibility?
- Learning Activity 4.2: Working effectively in partnership
- Learning Activity 4.3: Promoting decent workplaces – preventing violence
This module will particularly interest representatives of:
- Lead global companies (e.g. brands and supermarkets)
- Multi-stakeholder initiatives and CSR stakeholders
- Multi-lateral and national organizations
- Employers’ organizations and trade unions at local, national and international level
- Legal and government agencies
- Trainers of managers and workers in factories and farms in global supply chains
- Local trade unions and NGOs supporting worker education
- International and local development programme planners.