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Protection from sexual harassment for women

Know Your Rights booklet
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Research and reports
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You are protected from sexual harassment in the workplace by the Equality Act 2010.

It does not matter how long you have worked for your employer or whether you are a permanent employee, an apprentice or trainee, on a fixed-term contract or supplied by an agency, you are still protected by this legislation.

This booklet describes the offence, its impact and the rights you have to fight back if it happens.

Download Protection from sexual harassment booklet (pdf)

Purchase copies from our online shop.


The TUC publishes a series of free booklets explaining your rights at work and dealing with other common workplace problems. Know Your Rights booklets

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