Even with the protections of federal, state and local laws, many people across the country still encounter sexual harassment in their workplaces. This guide will help you know your rights,…
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits discrimination in employment.
Although sexual harassment and sexual assault can happen to anyone, female students are disproportionately affected, impeding their safety, comfort and equal access to education. Know your rights on campus.
AAUW advocates for equitable climates free from harassment and bullying, as well as freedom from violence and fear of violence in schools.
Sexual harassment and assault limits students from accessing a safe and respectful school environment – impairing learning and impacting mental and physical health and wellbeing.
Workplace sexual harassment can take a toll on women’s physical and mental health, limit their job choices, reduce prospects for career development and even force them out of the workforce.
New AAUW research finds that workplace sexual harassment can take a toll on women’s health, job security, and earnings.
Women are increasingly raising their voices about unwanted and unacceptable behavior that creates yet another barrier to their success. We need to make sure those voices are heard.
AAUW supports these laws and public policies to end workplace sexual harassment.
We support brave plaintiffs seeking legal redress for Title VII, Title IX, equal pay, sexual harassment, and tenure denial violations and allocate $100,000 annually to help fund landmark cases such…