The Stories from Workplace Sexual Assault Survivors in Low Income Jobs


An in-depth discussion with college students and low income workers shared stories of sexual assault in low wage jobs. Alongside reporter Bernice Yeung, UW–Madison students and various survivors told their struggles with recovery, the intimidation of workplace sexual assault, and a number of other important underground issues not usually discussed with victims. The hour long talk highlighted the University of Wisconsin’s sexual assault support club, where women, survivors, and concerned students are encouraged to have open conversations about workplace misconduct.

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Discussion Question

What important topics go overlooked in the recovery process for sexual assault victims? How do we bring these to light?


Action Item

Have an open conversation with peers about important unnoticed topics that we should be discussing with victims.


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