Why is sexual harassment in the workplace still a serious problem?
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Why is sexual harassment in the workplace still a serious problem?

Sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be a problem in Australia, with the news and media industry being the most at-risk sector.
This costs the government $3.5 billion a year in lost productivity, lawsuits and internal investigations.

Sexual harassment in the workplace affects 33 per cent of people in Australia.

Silhouette of a sad and depressed woman sitting on the floor at home

Silhouette of a sad and depressed woman sitting on the floor at home Source: RF Moment / Ksenia Ovchinnikova/Getty Images

The national project will run for three years in collaboration with scientists from Griffith University and the University of Queensland.

Generally speaking, sexual harassment is behavior of an unwelcome sexual nature that makes a person feel offended, insulted, or intimidated.

Safe Work Australia Psychosocial Policy Manager Katherine Taylor

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