Country Iceland
Year 2017
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Sexual harassment

Brief Description

In November 2017, the Minister of Social Affairs and Equality announced the establishment of two working groups and one task force. A working group to map and assess the following: (1) the level or prevalence of sexual harassment, intimidation, abuse and violence, as well as bullying in the labour market (survey among employees and employers categorising the respondents as victims (survivors), witnesses and perpetrators); and (2) the plans in place to prevent and respond to actual or alleged violations (survey among employers). A special task force will have the role to ensure the implementation of the proposals of the working group.

Source of Information

Iceland's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.52