Country Liberia
Year 2015
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual harassment

Brief Description

The Decent Work Act of 2015 sets out the fundamental rights at work, labour institutions and administration, and contains provisions on recruitment and termination of work, minimum conditions of employment, workers' compensation, industrial relations and employment agencies. Chapter 2, Section 2.8 of the Act prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace and defines it as:
i) sexual conduct which is unwelcome, unreasonable, or offensive to the recipient, and which occurs in circumstances where a person’s rejection of, or submission to, such conduct is used explicitly or implicitly as a basis for a decision which affects that person’s job; or
ii) sexual conduct that creates an intimidating, hostile or humiliating working environment for the person that is subject to that conduct. 


Source of Information

Liberia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.71

For more information: Decent Work Act (2015)