Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) organized a capacity building workshop on “Workplace gender equality and ways on prevention of gender based violence” at Bishoftu town January 14th and 15th, 2020. The workshop is organized to enhance the awareness of responsible government office staffs who has a pivotal role on commercial horticulture farm practices towards prevention of workplace violence against women on the daily farm practices of gender equality.
Identified government stakeholders from Wolemera Woreda, Ejere woreda and Sebeta town of Labor and Social Affair, Women Children and Youth Office, Justic e Office and Police are among the participants.
The workshop was a good platform to strengthen the partnership of commercial horticulture farms with government stakeholders in a way set direction on prevention of workplace gender based violence.
The workshop concluded by developing a joint action plan to work in collaboration to address the workplace Gender Based violence and Occupational Health and Safety issues.