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Sexism still 'rife' while women work from home

While staff are working from the comfort of their homes, it seems that sexual discrimination towards women is still taking place. As working from home becomes the new norm for many employees, using platforms such as Zoom to carry out work calls is a common aspect of the working day, however female workers are being encouraged to make themselves look more provocative for these face-to-face interactions. In fact, new research released by employment law firm Slater and Gordon revealed that one in three women have been asked to look nicer and wear makeup during work calls. In a survey of 2,000 people, more than one in three women stated that they faced sexist comments and remarks from senior management since lockdown began, reported Metro. 41% of respondents shared that they were asked to look...

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