RLC in the Media: Why most people won't report workplace sexual harassment
The majority of Australians who experience sexual harassment at work do not report it.
Gender equity issues and abuse of power is enabling sexual harassment to flourish in many Australian workplaces, says RLC employment lawyer, Sharmilla Bargon.
In many cases, “nothing has happened against the perpetrator because they’re a senior member of staff, they’re meeting KPIs, so no action is taken against them.”
Speaking to The Feed SBS, Bargon calls for a paradigm shift that takes a trauma informed approach, and holds employers, not victims, to account.
Read the full article here. (17 February 2020)