Violence against women at Work in transport - Summary report of findings from a survey – ETF/Europe

On the occasion of the UN Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November 2016 the ETF Women’s Committee launched an online survey on workplace violence against women transport workers in Europe. This initiative is part of the ETF Fair Transport campaign.

According to the ILO violence against transport workers is one of the most important factors limiting the attraction of transport jobs for women and breaking the retention of those who are employed in the transport sector. (Source: ILO Transport policy brief 2013)

The aim of the survey was to collect data and evidence on workplace violence against women in the transport sector. It targeted women workers from all transport sectors in Europe and was open until 28 February 2017. During the 3-month period more than 1,400 women transport workers from across Europe responded.

Violence against women at work in transport