The Morrison government says existing laws already provide a positive duty to prevent sexual harassment, but these don’t go far enough.
Scott Morrison and Michael McCormack have both called for empathy training for MPs. But it has all the hallmarks of a human resources fad.
We already know what to do to stop sexual harassment from ruining lives and careers of women working at Parliament. We just need to do it.
In an open letter to Attorney-General Christian Porter, more than 500 women working in the law from across Australia have sought changes to the way judges are disciplined and appointed.
UNSW Sydney is building on measures to prevent sexual assault and harassment while supporting those who have experienced these behaviours.
A UN committee has identified numerous ways in which Australia is falling short on the rights of women and children – it must now take the committee's recommendations seriously, write Maria Nawaz and Tess Degan.
Australia's record on women's rights is poised to come under scrutiny, including its treatment of Indigenous women and girls, sexual harassment and violence against women.
The #metoo movement is triggering a re-assesment of entrenched attitudes to sexual harassment in the workplace.
While the occurrence of sexist harassment online is well documented, we less often consider what might be driving this behaviour.
Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general. Bianca Fileborn and Phillip Wadds suggest there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.