Work towards change

LOCAL employers need to take a more proactive approach to preventing sexual harassment and making women feel safer and more equal in the workplace, according to local health and community leaders.

A report released this week found one in 10 working women experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.

A report released this week found one in 10 working women experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.

As the #metoo movement gains momentum globally and strengthens women to stand together and call out sexual discrimination, harassment, and violence, those working on the frontline say it’s time to have uncomfortable conversations.

It follows the Women and the Future of Work report, released by the University of Sydney’s Women, Work, and Leadership Research Group earlier this week. 

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