Sexual harassment, both implicit and overt, restricts the productivity, recognition, funding, advancement, earnings, retention, and continuation of women in their fields.1-3 Sexual harassment contributes to declines in productivity and is associated with higher stress. The consequences for women who experience sexual harassment are not only professional. These women are also at risk for adverse health outcomes with health effects compounded for minorities, including sexual minorities.4
Fairchild AL, Holyfield LJ, Byington CL. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Report on Sexual Harassment: Making the Case for Fundamental Institutional Change. JAMA. 2018;320(9):873–874. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.10840
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