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Sex and Work Women have made some strides in overcoming harassment and discrimination but there is still a long way to go When a corporate meeting is taking place before the meeting all the guys will be sitting around telling their little stories until a woman walks in Then there is complete silence until one man says she is one of the guys she wont mind Kathy Clark of Pittsburgh states I dont know whether it is a compliment or demeaning in some instances There is an overall discrimination against women Men have been trained to keep women out Sexual harassment a form of sexual discrimination has nothing to do with mutual attraction it is a power issue There is an invisible barrier that keeps women from making it to the top Sex discrimination is an inherited issue in a sense it depends on the way people are brought up It is an attitude picked up from the environment from the way people are raised the way they see things in the media and their schools and churches Sexual Harassment is an illegal employment practice that has to do with the technique of putting women down making them feel uncomfortable Its a power trick An inferior never does it to a superior It happens when you go into a meeting and youre the only woman and the men insist on telling dirty stories-and they wouldnt tell them otherwise When women do get the higher-up jobs in the business then comes another form of sex discrimination equal pay The men are paid more for having the same position for half the time and not being near qualified to the extent of the woman and the male still gets paid more because of this crime I really didnt think this was a big problem in the United States There are cases of women getting a lot of money out of a company for the reasons
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