IMPACT ON WORKPLACE
SEXUAL HARASSMENT - Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Very generally, sexual harassment describes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct. The behavior does NOT have to be of a sexual nature, however, and can include offensive remarks about a person's sex.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE
25% of women say they have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a 2016 report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Nearly 33% of women killed in workplaces between 2003 and 2008 were killed by a current or former partner.
64% of respondents to a survey who identified themselves as domestic violence victims indicated that their ability to work was affected by the violence.
63% of corporate executives said that domestic violence is a major problem in our society.
96% of domestic violence victims who are employed experience problems at work due to abuse.
A 2018 NATIONAL SURVEY AND STUDY ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT FOUND:
81% of women and 43% of men reported experiencing some form of sexual harassment and, or assault in their lifetime.
77% of women experienced verbal sexual harassment.
41% of women experienced cyber sexual harassment.
34% of women were physically followed.
30% od women faced unwanted genital flashing.
27% of women survived sexual assault.
38% of women reported sexual harassment in their workplace.
85% of women who experienced sexual harassment identified the perceived perpetrator(s) as one or more males.
The EEOC, a government agency tasked with enforcing the laws that make harassment at work illegal, released a report detailing the findings of "The Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace". Among its findings:
45% of the EEOC's harassment claims were sex-based.
At least 25% of women experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.
75% of harassment victims experienced retaliation when they reported it.
Between 87% and 94% of employees experiencing harassment do NOT file a report.
Between 2010 and 2018, the EEOC received over 200,000 harassment or sexual harassment claims related to the workplace.
81% BELIEVE SEXUAL HARASSMENT GOES ON IN THE WORKPLACE, BUT 90% BELIEVE IT IS NOT A PROBLEM IN THEIR WORKPLACE.
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