By Hannah Mitchell

Sexual harassment doesn’t just affect survivors’ emotional well-being, it can cost them up to $1 million over their lifetime, according to a July 21 report by The Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

To assess the financial costs of sexual harassment, the researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 16 survivors, consulted with experts in the field, drew on existing research and used commonly accepted practices for estimating monetary damages in discrimination lawsuits.

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