Since our founding, 9to5 has been organizing women against workplace sexual harassment, gendered perceptions of work responsibilities, and unequal career opportunities. In nearly fifty years many things have changed for women in the workplace, but we continue to face ongoing and persistent sexual harassment that has a lifelong ripple effect on our ability to thrive economically.
This guide draws from research, reporting, and the lived experiences of survivors to explore the connections between sexual violence and disasters, the inequities that shape them both, the lessons to be learned from the resilience of survivors and their communities, and opportunities for all of us to prevent sexual violence before, during, and after disasters.
This report shares key statistics, emerging trends, policies, and practices that have been implemented by industry leaders to address harassment in the workplace.
Women Lawyers On Guard’s Survey on Sexual Misconduct and Harassment in the Legal Profession reflects significant, current evidence of sexual misconduct and harassment. The system of addressing sexual harassment in the legal profession is Still Broken.
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Read the Executive Summary Here
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
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 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:
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.
Today's first conference session focused on corporations' responsibilities to address sexual harassment and assault. Find out what resonated for attendees!
This tip sheet discusses the prevalence of workplace sexual harassment and provides tips for preventing it.Publish Date
March 27, 2018