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A recent survey of Hawai‘i adults, commissioned by Safe Spaces & Workplaces, showed half (49%) percent of respondents—both female and male—have experienced workplace sexual harassment while working in Hawai‘i.
Sexual Harassment in Hawai‘i
For many in our islands, hearing "sexual harassment" is a painful reminder of humiliation—often endured in silence because they don’t want to make waves.
People may be seen as being too sensitive because they can't take a joke. Still, others may see sexual harassment as a strictly legal issue likely to result in costly litigation.
Whatever your feelings and thoughts may be, you’ve come to the right place. Here you can share your stories and questions about workplace sexual harassment. This is a place of learning.
of survey respondents were sexually harassed while working in Hawai‘i
Workplace Sexual Harassment in Hawai‘i
Sexual harassment in our Aloha State is a real problem. A new survey of Hawai‘i employees has found:
of women surveyed were sexually harassed at work in Hawai‘i
of men surveyed were sexually harassed at work in Hawai‘i
Younger workers, 25 through 35 years old, are particularly vulnerable
Sexual harassment happens in different workplace settings
Breaking the Silence
Most people who are sexually harassed at work in Hawai‘i do not report it.
Safe Spaces & Workplaces is committed to helping employers and employees change the way we think about and respond to workplace sexual harassment.
Read stories of local employers who speak up about workplace sexual harassment and who are taking a stand against it.