"Put up and shut up" - the normalisation of sexual harassment in tech

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"Put up and shut up" - the normalisation of sexual harassment in tech
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"Put up and shut up" - the normalisation of sexual harassment in tech

Too often, companies are concerned with protecting themselves and senior staff before they think about how to protect the victim

Statistics on the sexual harassment of women working in the technology industry make grim reading. Findings published last year by the Women Who Tech network show that 48 per cent of women working ...

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