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Sexual Harassment

National Hotlines

9 to 5: National Association of Working Women
1-800-522-0925

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
1-800-669-4000

Equal Rights Advocates
415-621-0672
1800-839-4372
24 hr line: 415-621-0505

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)
213-629-2512

National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division
202-842-3900

National Center for Victims of Crime
202-467-8700
1-800-FYI-CALL

National Women's Law Center
202-588-5180

U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau
1-800-827-5335

Women Employed-IL
312-782-3902

Women's Law Project-PA
215-928-9801

General Resources

BULLYONLINE
Bully OnLine is a British site that contains useful information on sexual harassment, including definitions of harassment (based on gender, race, or sexual orientation), the profile of the typical harasser, and tips for harassment victims.

FACTS ABOUT SEXUAL HARASSMENT
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's page contains a simple and straightforward definition of sexual harassment.

HALTABUSE.ORG
A site entirely devoted to internet harassment, Haltabuse.org is maintained by Working to Halt Abuse Online, and is a wonderful resource for anyone trying to wade through the often complicated territory of internet, email, and other forms of online abuse and harassment.

SHEVOLUTION
This consulting company is a wonderful resource for employers (from government organizations to nonprofits to for-profit companies) who want to establish strategies to ensure equality between male and female employees.

TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964
Text of the US law that prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin, and covers cases of sexual harassment.