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 “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 are working with our members to remove the barriers that prevent women 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;
If you feel you are being harassed, victimised, bullied or discriminated at work contact us today!