The Norwegian Human Rights Fund stand in solidarity with those who work for a world free from harassment, gender discrimination and other forms of violence against women. Therefore, we encourage all our grantees to follow our safeguarding policies to prevent harassment.

In the past few years, women around the world have mobilized and united for their rights under the #metoo movement and have pushed recognition of and action on the pervasive violent systems of oppression of women through myriad forms of sexual violence. The campaign began by revealing the extent of sexual harassment in the entertainment business but has since exposed that sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence and discrimination are found in nearly all workplaces and fields of work, including human rights. Our view on sexual harassment is unambiguous: