January 2018: Sexual Harassment: What You Can Do to Fight It

January 2018
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Sexual Harassment: What You Can Do to Fight It

As we enter 2018, we must continue to fight for inclusion and equality, especially for women at work. We recognize that we urgently need change and accelerating that change is the good that can come from the watershed #MeToo moment that we are experiencing.

The human and business cost of sexual harassment is devastating. Here’s how you can help inspire and navigate change in your workplace.

Create Workplace Inclusion With Resources and Insights

Create Workplace Inclusion With Resources and Insights

Head over to our site for actions you can take as an individual and an organization, including courses, research, and infographics on sexual harassment and other workplace challenges are at your fingertips.

Create Zero Tolerance for Discrimination and Bad Behavior

Create Zero Tolerance for Discrimination and Bad Behavior

Leaders must set the tone at the top by taking a firm and visible stand for fairness and gender equality. Use these 10 Actions to Build Workplaces That Work for Women and discover Why Inclusive Work Cultures Matter and How Your Organization Can Create Them.

Engage Men as Champions, Sponsors, and Mentors

Engage Men as Champions, Sponsors, and Mentors

Men lead about 95% of the world’s companies. By continuing to empower men as champions to accelerate change, we can help men avoid becoming afraid to mentor and sponsor women in the wake of #MeToo. Learn How Men Can Advocate Real Change as well as Actions Men Can Take to Create an Inclusive Workplace.

Encourage and Initiate Real Dialogue

Encourage and Initiate Real Dialogue

Leaders need to model open dialogue and create opportunities for it to happen—often and constructively—so that everyone understands the behavior that is and isn’t acceptable at work. Help your organization "flip the script" on Women and Men in the Workplace and Engage In Conversations About Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace.

What You Can Do as an Individual

What You Can Do as an Individual

Recognize that professional working relationships between men and women are normal and expected. And that it is not only ok, but important for us to speak up as bystanders to harassment or other inappropriate behavior. Learn how you can Be Inclusive Every Day, Be an Ally and how to recognize Unconscious Bias and lessen its impact.

Take our Poll on Sexual Harassment

We’d like to know if you are doing things differently at work now that so many stories of sexual harassment have been shared. Our brief poll will take less than five minutes to fill out! Take the poll now!

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You Can’t Build Inclusive Workplaces If You Don’t Have the Right Tools

You’re building workplaces that work for women. You need the right tools, expert knowledge, and stories from the field. Find it all at the 2018 Catalyst Awards Conference on March 20 in New York City. Register now!

Catalyst Champions for Change

About Catalyst CEO Champions For Change

Women make up about 51% of the US population, earn 60% of all master’s degrees and control or influence more than 70% of consumer spending. Yet only about 5% of CEOs are women, 26.5% of executives and only about 21% of board seats are held by women in the S&P 500. Learn more.