Lean In Study Finds Most Women Face Sexist & Racist Workplace Microagressions

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A new study out from LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Company reveals that women face a larger uphill battle than once thought.

“Almost two-thirds of women have dealt with microaggressions, which can be subtle or explicit forms of everyday sexism and racism,” reads this year’s study. For example, women have to provide more evidence of their competence and they are also twice as likely as men to have been mistaken for someone more junior. Black women and lesbian women experience microaggressions at a higher rate than women overall, 69% and 71%,

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