The resources below provide general information and research about sexual harassment in the workplace.
Sexual Harassment and Assault at Work: Understanding the Costs this briefing paper by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) reviews current literature on sexual harassment and assault and the impact on women’s economic advancement and economic security. Recommendations for preventing sexual harassment are also included.
Out of the Shadows: An Analysis of Sexual Harassment Charges filed by Working Women (PDF, 38 pages) The National Women’s Law Center analyzed sexual harassment charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by women in the private sector between 2012 and 2016. In 2016, almost 7,000 sexual harassment charges were filed, 82% by women. This report shares the findings from their analysis and recommendations for future research, prevention by employers, and legislative change.
#MeTooWhatNext: Strengthening Workplace Sexual Harassment Protections and Accountability this resource from the National Women’s Law Center focuses on policy changes to extend protections to more workers, strengthening employees ability to hold employers and individuals accountable for harassment, redressing the harm to victims, restricting employer imposed secrecy, and requiring sexual harassment prevention strategies.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) June 2016 Report of the Co-Chairs of the Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace
Podcasts dedicated to Sexual Assault & Sexual Abuse.
- After: Surviving Sexual Assault
- Brave and Unbroken
- Journey On: Survivors Healing from Sexual Abuse & Assault
- Tail of the Bell
- Talk Taboo
- The Catch and Kill Podcast with Ronan Farrow
- The Speaking Out on Sexual Abuse Podcast
- This Happened
- The Harvey Weinstein Trial Unfiltered
- Trauma Queen
- Voices of Resilience Radio
- We Are Her
Recommended Podcasts – that make you think.
- Unlocking Us with Brene Brown and Tarana Burke
- Season of the Bitch
- HBR Women at Work
- Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace
- Stuff Mom Never Told You
- Code Switch
- Still Processing
- Chasing Cosby
- The Waves
- Call Your Girlfriend
- Project Pleasure
- Sex Gets Real with Dawn Serra
- The Femtastic Podcast
- The Plain People’s Podcast
- You’re Wrong About