Kate Jenkins at the 2018 National Press Club

Everyone’s Business: 2018 Sexual Harassment Survey

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has released new figures today that show sexual harassment continues to be a major problem in Australian workplaces.Speaking at the National Press Club in Canberra, Commissioner Jenkins outlined the...
Wednesday 12 September 2018
woman graduating uni

Universities audited on response to Change the course report

Today marks one year since the release of the landmark Change the course report into sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities.To coincide with the anniversary, the Australian Human Rights Commission has conducted an audit of...
Wednesday 1 August 2018
Commissioner Kate Jenkins and eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant

Technology and workplace sexual harassment

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins says technology and online platforms present enormous opportunities to advance gender equality, however they can also be used to subject women to online harassment and abuse.Commissioner Jenkins has...
Wednesday 25 July 2018
Sexual Harassment Inquiry submissions open

Submissions open for world first inquiry into workplace sexual harassment

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for submissions to the National Inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.The National Inquiry, led by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, would like to hear from...
Monday 9 July 2018
Commissioner Kate Jenkins at CEDAW

Commissioner Jenkins appears before UN Committee on the Elimination of...

The Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins has appeared before the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).The CEDAW Committee, is meeting in Geneva to review Australia’s compliance with the...
Wednesday 4 July 2018