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Review into sexual harassment within the South Australian legal profession released
A "deeply disturbing" report into sexual harassment within South Australia's legal profession has revealed widespread sexual and discriminatory harassment.
The review, by acting Equal Opportunity Commissioner Steph Halliday, involved a survey of those currently working, or who had previously worked in the legal profession, with more than 600 responses as well as interviews.
- Alice Dempster
It found a “patriarchal and hierarchical culture”, a “lack of cultural diversity” and a “deeply entrenched gender bias” were some of the drivers of harassment.
Some 42 per cent of respondents reported they had experienced sexual or…