When Male Unemployment Rates Rise, So Do Sexual Harassment Claims

These findings help show that sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace is a way to assert power and control. Traditionally, being the breadwinner is an important part of men’s — especially married men’s — gender identity, and when that role comes under threat, men assert their masculinity in other ways.  Money is power, and when men are denied power in one area, they’ll try to claim it in another.

https://hbr.org/2017/08/when-male-unemployment-rates-rise-so-do-sexual-harassment-claims

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