Types of sexual harassment that women have experienced at work in the UK 2019

According to a survey conducted in 2019, 13 percent of women in the United Kingdom have been exposed to visual and verbal harassment at work such as to whistling, rude gestures or comments. In this year, another common type of sexual harassment at work in the United Kingdom was reported by women who were exposed to obscene proposals or messages with a sexual connotation at work.

In the past 12 months, have you been exposed the following situations at work?

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Release date

September 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 11-15, 2019

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Women in the UK

Method of interview

Online survey

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