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Sexual harassment in the workplace: prevention and reporting methods explored

15 May 2018

The Women and Equalities Committee hears from Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) representatives as part of its inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace.

Witnesses

Wednesday 16 May 2018, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 9.50am

  • Sue Coe, Principal: Work and employment, EHRC
  • Elizabeth Prochaska, Legal Director, EHRC

At approximately 10.40am

  • Rape Crisis (witness name TBC)
  • Dr Rachel Fenton, Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter Law School
  • Kathryn Nawrockyi, Campaigner and consultant specialising in gender inequality, bullying, harassment and sexual misconduct

Focus of the session

The session focuses on:

  • Effective ways of changing workplace culture to prevent sexual harassment
  • Support for women who experience sexual harassment in the workplace
  • Overcoming barriers to reporting sexual harassment
  • Actions that employers should be doing to tackle and prevent sexual harassment
  • The work of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) on sexual harassment in the workplace, including its report, Turning the Tables

Further information

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