For many people from all walks of life, experiences of sexism in the workplace are far too common. While everyone has an important role to play in combatting sexism, men are uniquely situated to press for change because they hold the majority of positions of power.
A new Catalyst report, Interrupting Sexism at Work: What Drives Men to Respond Directly or Do Nothing? examines what influences men’s willingness and ability to interrupt sexist behaviours at work. Catalyst surveyed 1,500 men working in Canada and found that less than half of respondents said they would feel comfortable challenging sexist behavior if they witnessed it at work. One in five said they would do nothing. One of our key findings: A combative culture can deter men from speaking up.
Join us for the roundtable as we discuss the signs of a combative culture and what steps leaders can take to build more inclusive workplaces.
We invite executives, HR leaders, diversity and inclusion practitioners, and champions of inclusion from other parts of your business to join us for this important dialogue. Registration is complimentary for Catalyst supporter organizations. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.
Acknowledgments We thank the Department for Women and Gender Equality in the Government of Canada for their generous grant support of this research. We also extend our immense gratitude to the participants of this study for sharing their invaluable insights and perspectives.
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