Above all, effective harassment prevention is about undermining a culture of silence that allows so many men to imagine that they are “good guys”, even as they… Read more
WomenSpeak: What do you feel is your greatest challenge being a woman Elka: Getting things done. I can’t do it all, and need help and no… Read more “The Working Woman: Elka”
No Small Victory by Nicole Green… Read more
I work with mostly men and although I am a married woman, this fact does not seem to bother any of them. Juniors like myself started by… Read more “harrrasment on the job”
I applied at a tire shop, I enjoy working on cars, I applied under the name Neco and once I was called up for the interview the… Read more “Tire Shop”
I thought I had run away. After spending close to two years at a company rife with old dirty bastards at every water cooler and coffee machine,… Read more “Silenced”
verbal and nonverbal behaviors that convey insulting, hostile and degrading attitudes to women – is just as distressing for women victims as sexual advances in the workplace.
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Years ago, when I was a new employee, the first day I arrived one of the senior men in the organisation came up to me to introduce… Read more “Can’t Speak Up at Work”
Women often have a smaller range of acceptable behaviors at work than men. If they are too nice, they are seen as weak or manipulative. If they are too aggressive, they are judged as acting like men or typical bitches.