The Story Exchange: The Trade World’s Big, Sexist Pipeline Problem
November 21. 2022
But even worse is “discrimination and harassment in programs and jobs” severe enough to “either push [women] out or at least hold them back,” Stender says, which runs the gamut from sexist comments about tradewomen’s competencies to outright sexual harassment.
Stender at Equal Rights Advocates adds, “We do outreach to girls and women to make them aware of [trade work] opportunities, because they are so often geared toward men.”