“We are talking more about robots than we are about women in the future of work debate”.
These were the words of Professor Rae Cooper, co-author of the landmark research Women and the Future of Work, released by the University of Sydney today.
One finding saw that young women often felt ‘disrespected’ by senior colleagues and supervisors because of their gender, regardless of their occupation or sector.
Ten percent of respondents said they were currently experiencing sexual harassment in their workplace, with certain groups reporting even higher rates of harassment.
Correlating with the recent Red Zone Report into university colleges, 14 percent of studying women said they’d recently experienced sexual harassment.