Sexism in the workplace 

  

The top 10 sexist things that happen to women at work

1 Being expected to make the tea – 43 per cent
2 Enduring sexual innuendos – 38 per cent
3 Having appearance/clothing commented on – 33 per cent
4 Being accused of being pre-menstrual/menstrual – 29 per cent
5 Being presumed less competent than male colleagues – 27 per cent
6 Been joked about in a sexist way – 24 per cent
7 Being paid less than male colleagues for the same job – 19 per cent
8 Being presumed to be more junior than they are – 18 per cent
9 Being spoken over/patronised in meetings – 18 per cent
10 Being expected to keep the office tidy – 17 per cent

Study of 2,000 women, commissioned by Stylist magazine, quizzed women on examples of sexism they had experienced personally at work.
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