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The Facts

 
Prevention is the best tool to eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace.

Source: EEOC https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/publications/fs-sex.cfm

 

 

1/3 of executives report changing their behaviors to avoid any behaviors that could be perceived as sexual harassment yet more than 1/3 of workers still report that their workplace fosters sexual harassment.

Source: https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/trends-and-forecasting/research-and-survey...

 

 

The victim does not have to be the person harassed but could be anyone affected by the offensive conduct.

Source: EEOC https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/publications/fs-sex.cfm

 

 

Women who were harassed were 6.5 times more likely than those who were not to change jobs.

Source: The Cost of Sexual Harassment, Gender & Society, Volume 31 Issue 3, June 2017, pp. 333–358 https://gendersociety.wordpress.com/2017/06/07/the-cost-of-sexual-harass...

https://www.workplacesrespond.org/page/harassment-research-articles

 

 

The American Psychological Association estimates that 71% of working women will experience sexual harassment during their careers.

Source: International Center for Research on Women publication, The Costs of Sex-Based Harassment to Businesses: An In-Depth Look at the Workplace.  https://www.icrw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/ICRW_SBHDonorBrief_v4_We...

 

 

Only 32% of women agreed that the harassment was something they could report to their employer without fear.

Source: Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, June 2018

 

 

45% of those experiencing sexual harassment strongly agreed that it caused them to change jobs.

Source: Marketplace-Edison Research Poll June 2018, https://www.edisonresearch.com/sexualharassmentworkplace/

80% of women who’ve been harassed leave their jobs within two years.

Source: Gender & Society, Volume 31 Issue 3, June 2017, pp. 333–358

https://workinprogress.oowsection.org/2017/08/17/the-cost-of-sexual-hara...

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0891243217704631#

https://gendersociety.wordpress.com/2017/06/07/the-cost-of-sexual-harass...