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      womens protest
      12 Jan 2023
      Worldwide, men and women have different experiences of violence and harassment at work

      While the World Risk Poll reveals that globally, men are fractionally more likely to report experience of violence and harassment at work than women, 22% vs. 20% respectively, it also shows that men and women have different experiences of violence and harassment in the workplace.   While both men and women say psychological harassment is […]

      nordic regions
      12 Jan 2023
      Five Nordic nations among top ten reporting violence and harassment at work

      Five Nordic nations among top ten reporting violence and harassment at work The World Risk Poll reveals that all five Nordic nations are among the top ten countries where the highest proportion of people reported experiencing violence and harassment at work. High rates were seen in Finland (48%), Iceland (42%), Denmark (42%), Norway (42%) and […]

      border force
      12 Jan 2023
      Migrant women are especially vulnerable to violence and harassment at work

      The World Risk Poll reveals that globally three in ten (30%) migrant women say they have experienced violence and harassment at work, compared with two in five women (21%) working in their country of birth. This is in contrast to migrant men who are only slightly more likely than their native-born counterparts to experience violence […]

      cafe harasment
      12 Jan 2023
      One in six people have experienced psychological harassment at work

      The World Risk Poll reveals that 17% of people globally have experienced psychological harassment at work during their lifetime. Identified as the most common form of workplace abuse according to the data, people say they have experienced harassment through insults, threats, bullying or intimidation.   On a regional basis, the highest incidence was seen in […]

      Violence and Harassment at Work
      Events  |  10 Jan 2023
      Webinar – Violence and harassment at work: findings from the World Risk Poll

      Discussing the findings of the fourth 2021 World Risk Poll report on experiences and reporting of physical, psychological, and sexual violence and harassment at work around the world.

      harassment protest
      25 May 2022
      Safe at Work? Global experiences of violence and harassment

      Safe at Work? Global experiences of violence and harassment Violence and harassment at work, whether that’s physical, psychological, or sexual, remains an issue for many people globally.  This report explores individual experiences across countries and demographics around the world. It provides insight for regulators, businesses, governments, communities, and researchers to help them develop relevant policies […]

      Action  |  10 Sep 2021
      Global study into violence and harassment launched

      A global survey jointly developed by Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the International Labour Organization (ILO) to identify peoples’ experiences and perceptions of violence and harassment at work, is now underway as part of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation World Risk Poll 2021, powered by Gallup.

      Insights  |  4 Sep 2020
      Women across the world fear violence and harassment at work

      New research assessing risk and safety issues across the world shows that in some countries as many as 75 percent of female workers are concerned about experiencing violence and harassment in the workplace.

      The Experience of Harm Index

      NationExperience IndexExperience Rank
      Afghanistan31.4821
      Albania20.1260
      Algeria21.6749
      Argentina16.3881
      Armenia9.88123
      Australia16.1983
      Austria12.77104
      Azerbaijan8.01132
      Bahrain20.8055
      Bangladesh15.0691
      Belarus7.76134
      Belgium13.43102
      Benin31.3422
      Bolivia20.8553
      Bosnia Herzegovina10.40118
      Botswana22.3546
      Brazil23.3044
      Bulgaria5.84138
      Burkina Faso22.7245
      Cambodia16.5480
      Cameroon30.5226
      Canada19.5164
      Chad36.0410
      Chile17.4874
      China6.46137
      Colombia20.8154
      Congo Brazzaville36.357
      Costa Rica17.2775
      Croatia12.00108
      Cyprus14.3295
      Denmark10.96116
      Dominican Republic25.7934
      Ecuador17.5473
      Egypt11.88111
      El Salvador20.7656
      Estonia9.67126
      Ethiopia22.1848
      Finland14.6993
      France12.40106
      Gabon36.516
      Georgia11.38114
      Germany12.50105
      Ghana31.0225
      Greece12.06107
      Guatemala26.3933
      Guinea29.2030
      Honduras21.5951
      Hong Kong9.51128
      Hungary7.99133
      India18.7668
      Indonesia19.3765
      Iran24.3141
      Iraq36.338
      Ireland16.5579
      Israel18.6669
      Italy15.5587
      Ivory Coast33.8717
      Jamaica20.1458
      Japan10.15120
      Jordan22.2547
      Kazakhstan9.84124
      Kenya34.2215
      Kosovo14.1296
      Kuwait15.3889
      Kyrgyzstan10.93117
      Laos17.8372
      Latvia9.32130
      Lebanon15.2590
      Lesotho34.4514
      Liberia46.641
      Libya29.3929
      Lithuania13.6199
      Luxembourg18.4070
      Macedonia19.5963
      Madagascar31.0724
      Malawi40.584
      Malaysia19.8662
      Mali24.6239
      Malta13.8097
      Mauritania20.1359
      Mauritius21.1952
      Mexico19.0567
      Moldova18.3371
      Mongolia10.04121
      Montenegro19.3266
      Morocco25.6035
      Mozambique40.653
      Myanmar11.41113
      Namibia35.7511
      Nepal28.7431
      Netherlands15.4488
      New Zealand15.9086
      Nicaragua16.0484
      Niger25.4636
      Nigeria15.9785
      Norway9.91122
      Pakistan34.8013
      Palestine21.6550
      Panama23.5143
      Paraguay20.5657
      Peru24.7538
      Philippines29.6228
      Poland5.29139
      Portugal16.8277
      Romania8.06131
      Russia9.34129
      Rwanda32.0920
      Saudi Arabia16.7078
      Senegal34.0316
      Serbia11.03115
      Sierra Leone35.5912
      Singapore3.91141
      Slovakia13.52100
      Slovenia11.93110
      South Africa32.6318
      South Korea9.58127
      Spain16.8576
      Sri Lanka13.50101
      Swaziland31.3422
      Sweden13.36103
      Switzerland11.72112
      Taiwan6.95136
      Tajikistan9.71125
      Tanzania24.4440
      Thailand10.33119
      Gambia36.089
      Togo32.2219
      Tunisia25.2537
      Turkey14.5994
      Turkmenistan4.44140
      Uganda36.975
      Ukraine7.43135
      United Arab Emirates16.3881
      United Kingdom13.6998
      United States19.9961
      Uruguay14.9992
      Uzbekistan3.80142
      Venezuela29.8227
      Vietnam11.97109
      Yemen27.3732
      Zambia46.172
      Zimbabwe23.6142

      The Government Safety Performance Index

      NationTrust IndexTrust Rank
      Afghanistan28.60139
      Albania42.12122
      Algeria48.88111
      Argentina47.41113
      Armenia56.6789
      Australia81.3217
      Austria77.8125
      Azerbaijan63.9361
      Bahrain90.173
      Bangladesh70.2940
      Belarus64.7559
      Belgium66.5754
      Benin68.6745
      Bolivia61.4474
      Bosnia Herzegovina39.65126
      Botswana81.2418
      Brazil50.29103
      Bulgaria40.26124
      Burkina Faso64.8458
      Cambodia62.8866
      Cameroon50.21104
      Canada79.3220
      Chad46.65115
      Chile38.97128
      China80.0319
      Colombia60.9375
      Congo Brazzaville46.49116
      Costa Rica74.8730
      Croatia36.51131
      Cyprus54.1197
      Denmark81.3616
      Dominican Republic67.4150
      Ecuador59.2282
      Egypt61.7973
      El Salvador75.4628
      Estonia60.0878
      Ethiopia49.44107
      Finland77.8824
      France57.6386
      Gabon36.44132
      Georgia49.06109
      Germany69.3144
      Ghana62.4568
      Greece45.43117
      Guatemala62.8567
      Guinea50.84102
      Honduras59.2880
      Hong Kong73.6733
      Hungary74.4131
      India73.3534
      Indonesia86.746
      Iran64.2960
      Iraq31.56137
      Ireland75.1929
      Israel67.8949
      Italy57.4787
      Ivory Coast66.6253
      Jamaica58.2084
      Japan71.1738
      Jordan66.4955
      Kazakhstan69.3443
      Kenya69.3842
      Kosovo46.67114
      Kuwait86.955
      Kyrgyzstan56.2291
      Laos54.8994
      Latvia49.39108
      Lebanon29.04138
      Lesotho38.53129
      Liberia43.22121
      Libya61.9570
      Lithuania44.79119
      Luxembourg81.8015
      Macedonia50.02105
      Madagascar67.3251
      Malawi59.0383
      Malaysia82.7912
      Mali51.68100
      Malta81.8414
      Mauritania33.79134
      Mauritius73.1836
      Mexico59.6179
      Moldova44.46120
      Mongolia47.62112
      Montenegro40.76123
      Morocco38.43130
      Mozambique72.6137
      Myanmar63.7862
      Namibia63.2165
      Nepal54.6095
      Netherlands84.809
      New Zealand79.3121
      Nicaragua76.1526
      Niger57.4588
      Nigeria49.05110
      Norway78.2923
      Pakistan49.91106
      Palestine60.8876
      Panama70.3839
      Paraguay39.87125
      Peru51.37101
      Philippines87.354
      Poland57.9685
      Portugal66.2156
      Romania32.77136
      Russia45.24118
      Rwanda84.928
      Senegal56.2690
      Serbia55.5592
      Sierra Leone59.2781
      Singapore93.031
      Slovakia61.9571
      Slovenia67.9348
      South Africa63.6063
      South Korea63.3464
      Spain62.0769
      Sri Lanka74.2732
      Swaziland78.5222
      Sweden84.7210
      Switzerland85.527
      Taiwan68.6746
      Tajikistan82.0113
      Tanzania73.2935
      Thailand60.2477
      Gambia66.7052
      Togo53.1198
      Tunisia39.24127
      Turkey54.5796
      Uganda61.8572
      Ukraine32.98135
      United Arab Emirates92.762
      United Kingdom75.4827
      United States69.4841
      Uruguay68.6347
      Uzbekistan83.1211
      Venezuela34.90133
      Vietnam65.9157
      Yemen25.27140
      Zambia51.8099
      Zimbabwe55.1193

      The World Worry Index

      NationWorry IndexWorry Rank
      Afghanistan44.0465
      Albania49.4739
      Algeria42.5373
      Argentina43.3568
      Armenia31.77121
      Australia28.83131
      Austria36.4099
      Azerbaijan35.13105
      Bahrain34.04110
      Bangladesh49.2642
      Belarus30.33127
      Belgium36.33100
      Benin56.2123
      Bolivia49.7437
      Bosnia Herzegovina33.71112
      Botswana48.6744
      Brazil58.3413
      Bulgaria31.64122
      Burkina Faso54.1327
      Cambodia47.1451
      Cameroon50.4635
      Canada32.31119
      Chad56.5921
      Chile54.6325
      China30.92125
      Colombia49.4041
      Congo Brazzaville59.906
      Costa Rica41.8378
      Croatia33.34115
      Cyprus51.6432
      Denmark22.64139
      Dominican Republic42.7772
      Ecuador52.9530
      Egypt37.4397
      El Salvador41.6680
      Estonia25.71137
      Ethiopia35.49104
      Finland26.18135
      France41.1385
      Gabon60.564
      Georgia34.14108
      Germany36.33100
      Ghana54.5726
      Greece42.2276
      Guatemala45.9658
      Guinea62.762
      Honduras41.9977
      Hong Kong38.0094
      Hungary29.19129
      India39.2588
      Indonesia46.9053
      Iran37.7495
      Iraq49.2443
      Ireland35.63103
      Israel28.98130
      Italy44.9761
      Ivory Coast59.0710
      Jamaica49.6638
      Japan44.2863
      Jordan43.6666
      Kazakhstan33.48114
      Kenya47.2150
      Kosovo43.0270
      Kuwait34.64107
      Kyrgyzstan43.0969
      Laos42.2875
      Latvia33.51113
      Lebanon47.9846
      Lesotho60.564
      Liberia58.2214
      Libya39.6287
      Lithuania26.04136
      Luxembourg38.6192
      Macedonia48.5845
      Madagascar41.7479
      Malawi62.593
      Malaysia49.4640
      Mali57.4018
      Malta35.89102
      Mauritania46.9852
      Mauritius56.3822
      Mexico45.8059
      Moldova47.8748
      Mongolia53.8228
      Montenegro41.2284
      Morocco53.1229
      Mozambique64.841
      Myanmar50.5834
      Namibia50.3236
      Nepal47.9647
      Netherlands28.10133
      New Zealand31.34123
      Nicaragua33.24117
      Niger41.5581
      Nigeria39.1590
      Norway23.16138
      Pakistan59.129
      Palestine42.4774
      Panama46.3556
      Paraguay43.4667
      Peru57.6417
      Philippines59.218
      Poland29.34128
      Portugal52.0531
      Romania41.1086
      Russia36.6398
      Rwanda46.1657
      Saudi Arabia33.81111
      Senegal58.8911
      Serbia33.29116
      Sierra Leone56.0024
      Singapore20.15141
      Slovakia32.81118
      Slovenia37.5896
      South Africa57.9615
      South Korea46.6254
      Spain45.5260
      Sri Lanka39.1989
      Swaziland59.247
      Sweden18.75142
      Switzerland31.32124
      Taiwan41.4683
      Tajikistan28.07134
      Tanzania44.1164
      Thailand38.5393
      Gambia57.3719
      Togo56.9620
      Tunisia42.9671
      Turkey46.5455
      Turkmenistan30.68126
      Uganda50.8233
      Ukraine34.65106
      United Arab Emirates28.59132
      United Kingdom32.26120
      United States34.10109
      Uruguay41.4782
      Uzbekistan21.66140
      Venezuela57.6616
      Vietnam44.4162
      Yemen38.7791
      Zambia58.7712
      Zimbabwe47.3049

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