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Who is affected by violence and harassment?

Last edited: June 05, 2020

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All women, regardless of their job, sector in which they work or employment status, can experience violence and harassment in the world of work, including women working in the formal and informal economy, trainees, apprentices, interns, volunteers, job seekers and job applicants. As shown in this handbook, some women are more exposed to violence and harassment if they work in jobs or sectors where there is a presence of certain risk factors.