University International Labour Organization
Egypt Government Representative


Nazeera Mahomed
South Africa

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Nazeera Mahomed

Egypt Government Representative International Labour Organisation


Topic: Violence and harassment against men and women in the workplace



Violence and harassment in the sphere of work has an effect on economic activity, physical, emotional and mental health of all occupations and sectors. The issue of violence and harassment is seen as a human rights issue as it infringes on one’s dignity. This idea of it being a human rights issue is guided by the Declaration of Philadelphia (1994). There are many forms of violence and harassment which occur in the world of work and there is no univ...