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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace News

The #MeToo movement, sparked by multiple sexual assault cases involving film producer Harvey Weinstein, brought sexual harassment to the forefront. It showcased the prevalence of sexual assault in the workplace and encouraged victims to speak out against this injustice. In the past, many people kept quiet about sexual harassment in the workplace. They were afraid...

How to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace

After the Harvey Weinstein scandals and the growing power of the #MeToo movement, people are becoming more aware of sexual harassment and taking aim to stop it. Sexual harassment can happen anywhere, but it is common in the workplace, where people spend eight or more hours together every day. Some employers provide no training on...

What is Cyber Harassment?

When you think of cyberbullying and harassment, you may think of teens and young adults as the victims. After all, technology use has made internet harassment easier. While 70% of young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 have been the target of cyber harassment, cyberbullying is also common in the workplace among older...

The Culture of Science Discourages Reports of Sexual Harassment

Many women are often afraid to come forward with a sexual harassment complaint at the workplace. In fact, studies show a majority of sexual harassment victims fail to report the incident. One reason for the lack of reporting may be that sexual harassment can take many forms, including offensive jokes, suggestive comments, awkward stares, or...

Where Do Women Draw the Line with Sexual Harassment?

Coming forward with a sexual harassment complaint in the workplace can be intimidating. In fact, according to a national phone survey conducted by the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), the majority of individuals who experience sexual harassment in the workplace fail to report the incident. One reason may be that this type of inappropriate behavior...

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