Kate Jenkins - 30% of women surveyed had experienced online abuse or harassment

Online abuse against women on Human Rights Council agenda

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has told the United Nations Human Rights Council that Australia is taking steps to protect women and girls against online harassment and abuse.Speaking via video link to the HRC 38th session in Geneva...
Friday 22 June 2018
June Oscar at the UN

The voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls put on...

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO has carried the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.Speaking at the 38th regular...
Thursday 21 June 2018
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins

World-first national inquiry into workplace sexual harassment

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has announced a national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.Commissioner Jenkins said in recent months, many women and men have come forward publicly to tell their stories of...
Wednesday 20 June 2018
Fourth national survey on workplace sexual harassment begins

Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces - National Inquiry announced

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins will today announce a national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.Commissioner Jenkins said the global conversation about sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement has exposed the...
Wednesday 20 June 2018
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We can and must do better for refugees

Australia must respect the rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the community, as well as ensure they are protected in detention, Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow says.Speaking on World Refugee Day, Commissioner Santow said Australia is...
Wednesday 20 June 2018

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