4. Harassment: the unreported scandal

Sexism has become front page news. Revelations of systemic abuse and harassment in all walks of life have put the subject in the spotlight. Politicians from all parties and all levels are expected to be implicated – but the issue, and what drives it, is nothing new.

What can be done to help solve it? How pervasive is the problem, and how does it manifest itself?

Alison McGovern and Conor Pope are joined by Thangam Debbonaire and Rachael Saunders to discuss the way forward.

Further reading:

* Rachael Saunders on her experience of sexism in politics.

* Megan Corton Scott in Progress magazine on why equality begins at home.

* More info on the LabourToo campaign in Progress magazine.

* Jess Asato in Progress magazine on the power imbalances in Labour


 

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