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Racial microaggression experiences

Gender-based violence against black Caribbean women at home and in the workplace adversely affects their physical and mental wellbeing. This results in underperformance and low productivity when they are at work. Caribbean black women who undergo intimate partner violence normally show high signs of depression and lack of concentration in their respective workplaces (Stockman, Hayashi & Campbell, 2015). This can be a potential barrier to their prospects of ever advancing in their career lives. Marginalized groups such as black Caribbean women who are foreign-born run the highest risks of experiencing intimate partner violence than their counterparts born within the United States. For instance, black Caribbean women are more likely to experience sexual-related intimate partner violence in comparison with women from other racial groups (Stockman, Hayashi & Campbell, 2015). The impacts of intimate partner violence on their professional and career development are adverse. This is because intimate partner violence is strongly related to many negative physical and mental conditions and health risk behaviors among women of Caribbean backgrounds. Chronic pains, severe depression, and traumatic brain injuries may keep women from going to the workplace.