Reporting of dating app facilitated sexual violence to the police: victim-survivor experiences and outcomes
This study examines experiences of victim-survivors who reported in-person to the police about online sexual harassment and violence perpetrated by someone they met on an online dating platform.
Time for respect: fifth national survey on sexual harassment in Australian workplaces
This report outlines the findings of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s latest survey on the prevalence, nature and reporting of sexual harassment in Australia, with a focus on workplaces. This is the fifth such survey undertaken by the Australian Human Rights Commission since 2003.
Sexual harassment, aggression and violence victimisation among mobile dating app and website users in Australia
Mobile dating apps and websites are an increasingly popular and socially acceptable way of meeting people. This research reveals that there is an inherent risk associated with these platforms of being subjected to sexual harassment, aggression or violence, both online and in person.
Stalking: final report
This report is the first Australian inquiry into non-family violence stalking laws. It contains 45 recommendations to improve the ways that the justice system treats people who have experienced stalking in a non-family violence context.
Raising their voices
This report presents the findings of an independent review into sexual harm, sexual harassment and systemic discrimination in the Australian contemporary music industry.
National sexual violence responses
This report brings together data from a range of sources to build a better understanding of sexual violence responses. It looks at where people seek support, and the patterns in service use. It also discusses data gaps, highlights opportunities for data improvements and complements the...
'Enough is enough': sexual harassment against women in the FIFO mining industry
This inquiry was triggered following a series of public reports of sexual assault and harassment in Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO) workplaces. At a time when the prevalence of sexual harassment across industries and sectors was becoming increasingly apparent, the committee decided to look at the particulars...
Where there’s a will, there’s a way: regulators and collaboration
The new regulatory model recommended by Respect@Work maximises and improves the existing legislative framework, recognising the right of workers to be free from sexual harassment is a human right, a workplace right and a safety right.
Report on the prevalence of sexual harassment and sexual assault among university students in 2021
The National Student Safety Survey was conducted as part of the 'Respect. Now. Always. Initiative.' The aim of the survey was to measure the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment experiences among university students.
Morrison missing: a record of his failure for working women
This report calls for several, long-overdue changes to make workplaces and society safer for women, close the gender pay gap and ensure all working women have a secure retirement.
Rapid evidence review: professional standards and sexual harassment
This review of sexual harassment as a potential cause of consumer harms in the legal profession was prepared to assist regulators in reducing and eliminating sexual harassment in all professions.
Independent Review into Workplace Equality in Ambulance Victoria: final report volume 1
This report details widespread reports of incivility, disrespect, discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying and victimisation. It presents 24 recommendations, detailing changes that can be actioned immediately by Ambulance Victoria to begin rebuilding a safe, respectful and inclusive workplace.
Set the standard: report on the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces
In March 2021, the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces was established by the Australian government. Conducted by the Australian Human Rights Commission and led by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, the review was asked to make recommendations to ensure that Commonwealth parliamentary workplaces are safe...
Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces: progress update 2021
The Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces was established in March 2021. This progress update outlines the work of the review to date, including the methodology.
Stalking: consultation paper
This consultation paper has been released to assist the VLRC to review and report on Victoria’s legal responses to stalking, harassment and similar conduct, including the statutory framework for and operation of the Personal Safety Intervention Order (PSIO) system.
Shifting the line: boys talk on gender, sexism and online ethics
This research focusses on online communication between boys and girls, and was framed within a broader context of gender equality and ethics. It seeks to explore new ways of approaching prevention of sexual harassment, violence and abuse, as well as other forms of gendered violence.
Equality across the board: investing in workplaces that work for everyone
This report presents research into the collection and reporting of workplace data relevant to sexual harassment by ASX200 companies. The report provides insights into how companies currently collect and use data relating to sexual harassment, and based on those insights, makes recommendations about the role...
Change the routine: report on the independent review into gymnastics in Australia
Gymnastics Australia engaged the Australian Human Rights Commission in August 2020 to conduct this independent review of culture and practice at all levels of the sport of gymnastics in Australia.
Review of harassment in the legal profession: final report
This review considered the existing South Australian regulatory framework, policies and procedures that apply to members of the legal profession and staff who work in a legal workplace, as well as best practice in responding to and preventing workplace harassment.
A roadmap for respect: preventing and addressing sexual harassment in Australian workplaces
Through this document, the Morrison Government outlines its response to the 2020 Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry report, and sets out its long-term commitment to preventing and addressing sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.
Trends in unwanted digital communications regarding sexual orientation in New Zealand
This document compares annual trends regarding the prevalence of unwanted digital communications based on participants’ sexual orientation.
Victorians’ experiences of sexism and sexual harassment while working remotely due to the coronavirus
For the majority of 2020, coronavirus-related lockdowns forced the the majority of Victorians who were able to work, to do so from home. This report argues that understanding what sexism and sexual harassment looked like in this context is a critical first step in enabling...
Technology-facilitated gender-based violence: an overview
This paper serves as an introduction to technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) and many of the concepts that will serve as the basis for a new research project. Relying on the research done to date on TFGBV, this paper reviews some of the more common forms...
Disrupting the system: preventing and responding to sexual harassment in the workplace
Over the past 18 months, members of Male Champions of Change (MCC) have looked deeply at the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. This work forms part of a broad and long-term MCC mission to achieve gender equality, advance more women into leadership and...
Independent review of the New Zealand Defence Force’s progress against its Action Plan for Operation Respect
In 2016, the Chief of Defence Force at the time launched the Operation Respect programme in order to eliminate harmful behaviour in the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). This document provides an independent analysis of this programme.