Gender Equality

Gender equality, also known as sex equality, sexual equality or equality of the genders, refers to the view that men and women should receive equal treatment, and should not be discriminated against based on gender, unless there is a sound biological reason for different treatment. This is the objective of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which seeks to create equality in law and in social situations, such as in democratic activities and securing equal pay for equal work.
Posts about Gender Equality
    • Sexual harassment at work – how to take back your power

      Sexual harassment can make a woman feel powerless. But you can take back your power and we can help. Call, email or text us if you have been sexually harassed at work. And in the meantime, remember these tips: Speak up. Tell the harasser his conduct is not professional and not welcome. Do it in a text or an email.

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    • Sexual harassment takes toll on health

      Epidemiologist Rebecca Thurston has spent years studying women who have suffered sexual abuse and harassment. She finds that over time, sexual harassment works like a poison, stiffening women’s blood vessels, worsening blood flow and harming the inner lining of their hearts. More than a dozen other studies show that sexual harassment causes physical symptoms such as headaches ...

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  • Sexual harassment at work – what you need to know

    …. You can go to a federal, state or local agency. At the federal level, you can go through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In Pennsylvania, the state agency is the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. Filing a Charge or Complaint with these agencies is required before you can file a lawsuit in court. Your sexual harassment lawyer will help you with this process. Tags: Sexual Harassment …

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  • Why Trump is wrong about transgenders serving in the military

    … If their heart calls them to service, if they are prepared to fight, bleed and die for the Country, their Country should welcome their service and praise their patriotism. It’s that simple. Donald Trump is the last person on Earth to judge those prepared to lay down their lives in military service. He is an abominable, cruel sadist who never had…

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  • Sexual harassment by senior executives

    … We have seen a significant increase in sexual harassment cases involving senior corporate executives. For those unfamiliar with the legal rules that apply in sexual harassment cases, employers are liable for sexual harassment by co-workers only if the employer was negligent in discovering or stopping the harassment. Liability rules change…

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  • Supreme Court speaks on Pregnancy Discrimination Act

    … Today the Supreme Court issued a fractured opinion announcing new law on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The Act provides that “women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions shall be treated the same for all employment-related purposes . . . as other persons not so affected but similar in their ability or inability…

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