Addressing Workplace Impacts of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Title: Addressing Workplace Impacts of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Date Recorded: Monday, October 5, 2015

Description:  Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence, a national project led by Futures Without Violence, works to increase the safety and economic security of workers. Workplaces Respond is a public-private partnership of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) and several national organizations, led by Futures Without Violence. The project uses a variety of education, campaign and advocacy strategies to promote changes in workplace culture and practices to prevent and respond to violence (sexual violence, stalking and domestic violence) and exploitation. The project educates and builds innovative partnerships between workplace stakeholders – companies, worker associations and unions, and anti-violence advocates and service providers.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the ways that domestic and sexual violence and stalking impact the workplace.

2. Develop proactive workplace strategies that promote a victim-centered approach and accountability for employees who are perpetrators.

3. Utilize an innovative collaboration between stakeholders to the workplace impacts of violence.


  • Maya Raghu, Senior Attorney, Futures Without Violence