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Half of female professionals are discriminated against daily

Posted on May 28, 2012 by allmumkind | Comments (1)

A new study has found that half of female professionals in the UK are discriminated against daily.

A shocking 50% of women face discrimination against them on the basis of their gender each day. This shocking research carried out by the online resource Advise Me Barrister discovered such a find by their study.

Almost 3,500 women carried out the study and half said they experienced remarks and sexist jokes in the working environment every day.

The report found that 66% of respondents had received inappropriate comments from their direct boss or make colleagues about the clothes they wore.

Sadly 50% felt they were unaware as to how and make a complaint about the remarks and 33% had decided they could no longer bare it and considered leaving their job.

A co-founder of Advise Me Barrister - Barrister Rachel Temple commented on the shocking figures " Hundreds of thousands of women are suffering discrimination of some kind."

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