60% of Women in Silicon Valley Have Been Sexually Harassed

60% of Women in Silicon Valley Have Been Sexually Harassed

Nearly two-thirds of women working in Silicon Valley tech firms have experienced incidents of sexual harassment in the workplace, a new study by Stanford University researchers has revealed. Of the 60% of women who experienced “unwanted sexual advances”, 65% said these advances had come from one of their superiors, according to a survey titled Elephant[…]
Am I being sexually harassed

Am I being sexually harassed?

Sexual harassment is bullying to coercion of a sexual nature, or the unwelcome or inappropriate promise of rewards in exchange of sexual favors. In 2011 alone, over 11,364 complaints of sexual harassment were made to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Among this eighty four percent of the complaints were filed by women. According[…]