Report: Low-wage Workers Find Greater Challenges In Accessing Victim Services
A new report finds low-wage workers tend to have more barriers accessing victim services for workplace sexual violence. The report from Chicago-based Healing to Action says workers of the lowest income bracket are six times more likely to experience gender-based violence than people with higher incomes, and often have more challenges in getting help. Limited funding for services is a major barrier. Local social service agencies and worker centers are starting to work together to link services.