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More than two-thirds of women in construction (72%) say they have experienced gender discrimination in the workplace. We surveyed 4,200 people to see if and how the construction industry has progressed since our first report in 2016.

 

About the research

According to a poll of 4,200 construction workers in the UK, two in every five (41%) women in construction said they had been on the receiving end of inappropriate comments or behaviour from a male colleague.  Worryingly, this was significantly higher than when similar research was carried out two years ago when 28% of women they had experienced gender discrimination in the workplace in the form of inappropriate comments or behaviour from male colleagues.

Read more in the full report...