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Advance training on protesting gender based violence at workplace

BILS, with the support of Mondiaal FNV organised a two-day advance training titled, “Advance Training on Protesting Gender based Violence at Workplace in RMG Sector” on November 3-4, 2018 at BILS Seminar Hall. The training was organised aiming to set activities of Trade Union for protesting gender based violence at workplace and to build capacity of Trade Union leaders on gender policy.

Main objectives of the training were to build capacity of the participants for analyzing gender, gender based violence and gender discrimination, analyzing behavior on sexual harassment, existing laws and punishments against sexual harassment according to national and international law, declaration and standard, analyzing acquiring knowledge and activities on gender policy in Trade Union and describing defined activities of Trade Union on protesting gender based violence.

Gender and gender based violence, sexual harassment and protest, national and international documents, involving gender at workplace and defined participants and activities of organisations on protesting gender based violence at workplace were the discussed issues in the training.

Leaders of Trade Union at RMG of SKOP affiliated and BILS associated national Federations and organisers and Trade Union leaders of area based committee of IndustriALL affiliated Federations participated in the training.