ITF Action Guide on Violence Against Women (2013) is a collection of strategies and successes of ITF affiliates and how they have prioritised the issue. There to provide ideas and inspiration to others. Available in English, Arabic, French and Spanish.

ITF Action guide 2013

Action Guide Arabic 2013

Guia De Accion Espanol 2013

Guide D’Action Francais 2013

ITF Rail and Road Survey (2009) on Workplace Sexual Harassment and Violence for Women Transport Workers in Rail and Road. Available in English, French, Russian and Spanish.

ITF Rail & Road Survey 2009

Enquete de L’ITF Francais 2009

ITF Rail & Road Survey Russian 2009

Encuesta de la ITF Espanol 2009

ITF It’s Part of our Job but Shouldn’t Be – No to Work Related Violence (2011) is a booklet to help union activists and educators identify the causes of violence and the solutions.  Available in English, French, German, Russian and Spanish. You can also watch the related film here.

ITF No to work related violence 2011

ITF Non a la violence au travail 2011

ITF Nein zu gewalt am arbeitsplatz 2011

ITF No to work related violence Russian 2011

ITF No a la violencia en el trabajo 2011

Recommendations for Combating Violence and Insecurity on Urban Public Transport (2015) is a joint statement signed by ITF and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP). Available in English, French and Spanish.

ITF-UITP Joint Statement

Declaration conjointe UITP et de ITF

Declaracion Conjunta UITP-ITF

Website links:

About the International Labour Organisation (ILO)

About the International Domestic Violence Network (DV@Work Network)

If you were at the forum you might find it useful to refer back to some of the presentations given over the two days. If you weren’t there it’s an opportunity to familiarise yourself with some of the key issues ITF unions are campaigning on around violence against women. Go to the forum documents page.

This is a fact sheet from the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) on the importance of paid Domestic Violence leave

actufactsheet – Paid DV leave 2015

Australian Example of  Collective Bargaining clause

ACTU Model Family and Domestic Violence Leave Clause (revised 18 March 2016)

Bangkok Mass Transit Authority BMTA – policy and practice guidelines on Sexual Harassment Suppression and  Protection the Workplace


Department for International Development DFID -paper on Violence against Women and Girls

DFID VAWG Practice Guide 2012

International Trade Union Confederation ITUC- Trade Union guide on Sexual Harassment

ITUC sexual harassment union guide

Women Bus Workers – Driving to Equality. An international best practice produced by women committee members in the IFT road transport workers section.  It shares strategies to promote women as bus drivers; union campaigns to address workplace issues for women in the bus industry; and union initiatives to organise and mobilise women bus workers


Women on the Road-A safe and healthy working environment (ITF 2008)


Exploring the potential of the women’s advocate program for the ITF (2016)


Read the TUC 2016 Report ‘Still just a bit of banter?’


Download the ILO Campaign template, print it and write what an ILO Convention would mean to you. Take a selfie and share!!

ILO campaign photo template