Artists, fans fight sexual harassment at workplace
A music event communicating against sexual harassment at workplace has been held, attracting the attention of many departments, agencies and organizations as well as citizens and students On November 30 in Hanoi.
At the event.
This is an activity co-organized by ActionAid Vietnam and the Gender Equality Department of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The music event “Rhythm of Joy” is part of the project "Initiative to End Gender-based Violence in the Garment Industry", in response to the 2018 Action Month on Gender Equality and Gender-based Violence Prevention with the theme "Action to prevent sexual harassment and gender-based violence against women and children."
The project will be implemented within three years from January 2018 to December 2020, to improve capacity, raise voice and protect rights of 5,000 female workers at four garment factories in Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City and Hai Phong through the establishment of an effective mechanism to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.
Through the exchanges with artists and the organizing committee, the audience has gained new insights into the situation of sexual harassment and gender-based violence in Vietnam as well as raised the desire to build a better work environment and commitment to ensure women’s rights, to prevent sexual harassment and gender-based violence against women and girls./.