Why Things Aren’t Better Yet

A conversation with Marianne Cooper

Since #MeToo became a household term, a lot of people have been trying to make work a safer place for everyone. But organizational change is slow, and it’s not always easy for individual employees to respond to and prevent sexual harassment.

Here are a few telling figures about the state of sexual harassment in corporate America. Thirty-five percent of women report having experienced it. Thirty-eight percent say their company has updated or clarified its policies and procedures in the past year. Only 52% of women think reporting harassment would lead to a fair and effective investigation. This is all from “Women in the Workplace 2018,” published annually by LeanIn.org and McKinsey ...

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