Taking into account differential impacts on women and men, provide safe working conditions and protection from exposure to hazardous materials and disclose potential risks, including to reproductive health
Establish a zero-tolerance policy towards all forms of violence at work, including verbal and/or physical abuse and prevent sexual harassment
Strive to offer health insurance or other needed services - including for survivors of domestic violence - and ensure equal access for all employees
Respect women and men workers rights to time off for medical care and counseling for themselves and their dependents
In consultation with employees, identify and address security issues, including the safety of women traveling to and from work on company-related business
Train security staff and managers to recognize signs of violence against women and understand laws and company policies on human trafficking, labour and sexual exploitation
Building on a company-initiated study to determine the economic benefits to companies of employee health awareness, a large apparel company partners with health education professionals to offer trainings to employees on reproductive and maternal health, disease prevention and access to care.
Recognizing the need to support working parents, a Kenyan communications company offers free on-site day care and an in-house physician, in addition to comprehensive medical coverage that includes pre- and post-natal care.
Two Spanish companies offer victims of domestic violence job placement services specifically tailored to their needs to ease transition to the workplace.
A Sri Lankan apparel manufacturer demonstrates its commitment to creating and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment - and recognition of the differential needs of its female and male employees - through a range of targeted policies and programmes, including special care for pregnant employees, and systematic risk assessments and monitoring of its plants, processes and equipment.