Phnom Penh: The ILO C190 Commission in Cambodia Celebrates the 112 International Women’s Day, calling for joining to eliminate gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work, as well as for the Cambodian government to ratify the ILO Convention No. C190, which is extremely beneficial to workers, employers and the public for addressing violence and harassment in their workplace.
The celebration of the 112 International Women's Day at the Sunway Hotel, attended by more than 200 participants, aims to raise awareness of the forms and implications of GBVH in the world of work and highlight the benefits of ILO C190 for workers and employers. And the public to address gender-based violence and harassment.
In the world of work, as well as mobilizing, supporting and strengthening cooperation between the public, civil society, youth and workers for advocacy, work, violence and gender-based harassment in the world of work.
Taking this opportunity, Pav Sina, President of the Collective Union of Movement of Workers CUMW, joined in the celebration of International Women's Day on March 8, calling on the head of the Cambodian Government to review and ratify Convention No. 190 because it really exists. It is important to reduce all forms of violence and harassment in the world of work.
"I would like to take this opportunity to ask the head of the Cambodian government to review the ratification of ILO C190 on the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence andHarassment in the Working World. He said " recently at the Suda factory in the Manhattan Special Economic Zone, Bavet City, Svay Rieng Province, where the director of the factory harassed two women workers by forcing them to hug and kiss, so all these aspects show that this problem still exists in their workplace.”
"On this occasion, on my own behalf, working for the promotion of workers' rights and freedoms, therefore, the promotion of ratification of Convention 190 is of paramount importance in ensuring respect for freedoms," he said. I would like to ask the Head of Government to consider and ratify this permit to ensure as well as eliminate all forms of violence and harassment in Cambodia. At present, all stakeholders, not only Cambodia but also other countries, have been participating in the implementation of this project, as well as urging stakeholders to pay the utmost attention to the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work in Cambodia.