Sexual harassment at work is a form of violence and can take many forms.
Sexual harassment is about power.
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, as recognised within the Equality Act 2010.
If you identify as a woman, are young, with disabilities, black or brown, from the LGBTQI community, a migrant woman and/or in precarious work, you are more likely to experience sexual harassment at work.
UVW members work in “the three key feminised sectors of London’s manual labour: cleaning, hospitality, and domestic work”, where labour rights violations, including sexual harassment, are prevalent according to a study by LAWRS.
We work with our members to remove the barriers that prevent women and non-binary people from speaking out, reporting their abusers, and seeking support. We are fighting hard to ensure bosses have a zero-tolerance approach to sexual harassment too. We do this by;
When Bella started to experience abuse and harassment at work, she decided to take action >>
If you feel you are being harassed, victimised, bullied or discriminated at work contact us today!