Women and Bullying, Harassment and Safety
"First we had The Rules, a book advising women to act like simpering idiots
to catch a husband. If that wasn't bad enough, along came Surrendered Wives,
a book advising women to become adorable doormats to keep those husbands happy.
And now, hitting bookstores later this month, look for Same Game, Different
Rules, a book advising working women to bite their tongues, soften their tone,
and shed a strategic tear, all to get ahead. Loan Away
From the women
site www.womenof.com an
interesting article by Sandra Purvis, PhD on Dealing with Workplace Bullies:
ILO SafeWork International Labour Organisation information
note on women workers and gender issues on occupational safety and health.
ILO publications and standards on women workers
The International Labour Organisation's standards and publications specifically
concerning women workers, including some on hazardous occupations.
- Female bullies
... the disadvantages women encounter in employment, that it
sometimes comes as a surprise to realise that women are equally
as capable of bullying behaviour as men: www.jcu.edu.au/office/eandsd/Bullying/women.html
Bullying Research at The Work Doctor
... of the target: 17% Bullies from the bottom-up: 12% (women
targets experienced slightly more bottom-up and peer bullying
than men, 36% vs., 23%, respectively). ... www.workdoctor.com/home/res/2003B.html
Article: My boss, the bitch
... Ricky Nowak, a workplace communications training specialist and head of
the company, Confident Communications, says women's bullying
is "often quieter, behind ... www.theage.com.au/cgi-bin/common/popupPrintArticle.pl?path=/articles/2004/02/25/1077676832616.html
Sexual Harassment and Bullying
... Subject: Sexual Harassment and Bullying. Center for Research on Women, Stone
Center. Center |, Title, Status. Project on Teasing and Bullying,
... More than 90% of reported cases of workplace bullying are caused
by a serial bully. Women make up 75% of victims who seek help. ...
Harassment of Prof. Margaret Orr: The
Herald : Editorial Opinion
... the news lately, firstly in the case of Dr Margaret Orr who accepted a R150
000 settlement from Unisa council chairman, McCaps Motimele for sexual harassment.