These women most often experienced workplace sexual harassment when they were in temporary, casual or contract positions.
Our research with 124 Australian hospitality staff found women bar workers were routinely seen as ‘better suited’ to manage the threat of violence - which is both risky and exploitative.
Expert tips on navigating office politics and supporting your team, even if you’ve never done it before.
Quiet warnings can protect women from sexual harassment.
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Women resort to confidentially alerting co-workers, colleagues or classmates about harassment when they don’t trust the official channels for lodging complaints.
Women who perceive their male colleagues as allies are more likely to feel included in a workplace.
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While women felt more included when they perceived male colleagues as allies, men who saw themselves that way reported more personal growth as a result.
Perhaps it all depends on perspective.
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An experimental study found that the vast majority of women didn’t support a pay policy that corrected for an advantage they received, slightly more than men in the same position.
Universities are a step ahead in having adopted a number of practical changes, but it’s clear transformative cultural change in our institutions requires all the expertise they can muster.
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Alcohol is not the reason people harass, bully or intimidate. The fundamental problem behind those behaviours is attitudes to women. Testing on-site doesn’t address those deeper cultural issues.
Mothers are more likely to take care of the kids while fathers get to do their jobs.
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Women suddenly saddled with increased caregiving duties – whether for children or elderly parents – have been forced to reduce their hours, which hurts their careers and lifetime earnings.
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Scientific research can be a daunting career choice for women of colour, according to a recent survey which found they face a “barrage of brief, everyday racial slights” at work.
Gender stereotyping might be funny, but it’s no joke. A public health professor explains why she took action against everyday sexism when she heard it in a radio advert.
From 2000 to 2013, less than a third of gendered pronouns within articles (for example, ‘he’ and ‘she’) referred to women.
Most women have been mansplained at work. But rather than women figuring out ways to handle it, men should stop doing it and organizations should step in.
Women shouldn’t be asked to handle mansplaining in the workplace. Organizations should handle it for them, or the men responsible should stop doing it.
Under representation of women in the science and engineering career fields is a result of poor work life balance.
Strong enough to do the job.
The 10,300 women serving in fire departments across the US face ill-fitting gear, hostility and sexism. But in the end, they say, people “don’t care you’re a woman when their house is on fire.‘
The fight over gendered language may seem frivolous but speaking a heavily gendered language may highlight gender distinctions and lead to discrimination.
We could expect a change in language to decrease gender disparities across a host of measures, including wages, educational attainment, and leadership positions in corporate and political life.
Do women freelancers suffer the effects of ‘male privilege’?
Sexism has long been an unfortunate feature of the workplace, but is male privilege still a problem when the gig economy makes most of our office interactions virtual?
The secret settlements that leave the reputations of alleged sexual abuse perpetrators intact are also tax-deductible.
Secret payments in exchange for silence regarding work-related sexual abuse are usually tax-deductible. How about changing that?
Gretchen Carlson at an event Oct. 17, 2017 to promote a book she has written on how harassed women can empower themselves.
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Sexual harassment of women is detrimental not only because of setbacks it causes in the workplace. It also harms women’s health. Here’s how I discovered how widespread it is.
Data shows gender disparities in networking.
The low share of women revealed in this data is problematic for two reasons: a lack of diversity, and what it shows about women’s participation in the social network of informal collaboration.