WORKPLACE

WIDESPREAD HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE AT WORKPLACE: STUDY

Published By Livemint | 06 Dec, 2022

New study shows workplace harassment and violence are widespread worldwide

It was more prevalent among young people, migrants, and wage earners, particularly women

22.8%, or 743 million people, have experienced some form of harassment or violence

Almost one-third of victims reported being subjected to more than one forms of violence and harassment

 6.3 percent had encountered physical, psychological, and sexual violence and harassment while working

More than 60% of victims said it has happened to them multiple times

The survey was based on telephonic interviews with 74,364 workers across 121 countries