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Covid-19 Survivors and the Workplace

For some survivors of domestic violence, going to work or school can provide a safe haven and respite from the abuse experienced at home or in interpersonal and familial relationships. And the added stress of close quarters created by social distancing measures may indeed exacerbate violence experienced at home.

Workplaces Respond to Domestic & Sexual Violence- A National Resource Center has created this list of resources. Access it Here

 

Covid-19 Stats: Four Times More Women Than Men Dropped Out of the Labor Force in September 2020

Four Times More Women Than Men Dropped Out of the Labor Force in September 

Claire Ewing-Nelson of the National Women's Law Center has produced an infographic publication outlining statistics on women's job loss amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with the key finding that women have taken the majority of employment loss. 

The publication can be accessed Here

The Resource Spring 2020

The Spring 2020 edition of The Resource focuses on expanding prevention — whether that's through innovative partnerships, social change initiatives, or new media through which we share survivor stories. In this issue, you'll find:

  • Tips about partnering with corporations from organizations that have done it successfully
  • A spotlight on the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence's anti-oppression and inclusion work
  • A look at popular podcasts that intersect with the movement to end sexual assault
  • A milestone marking how the conversation around prevention has evolved over the past fifteen years

You'll also hear from community partners about how they build partnerships and updates from the RALIANCE team — plus three reading lists to check out!

Ending Sexual Assault and Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual assault, harassment, and abuse are widespread societal problems that impact Americans across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, income, disability status, and many other factors. Recent research has demonstrated the scope and impact of workplace sexual harassment. This online resource collection includes information about defining workplace sexual harassment, understanding the scope of the size of the problem, and the path to prevention.

 

How You Can Get Your Workplace Involved in SAAM

Workplaces are important aspects of our society – places with cultures of their own that can play a large role in promoting healthy communities for both employees and those who patronize the business. And with the #MeToo movement shining a light on the prevalence of workplace sexual harassment, there has never been a better time for workplaces to get involved in Sexual Assault Awareness Month.