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One third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years

Updated : January 16, 2019 10:28 AM IST

The online survey, carried out by Deloitte in November, was completed by 30,364 people from the United Nations and its agencies - just 17 percent of those eligible. In a letter to staff, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described the response rate as "moderately low."
The survey comes amid the wider "Me Too" movement around the world against sexual harassment and assault.
Some 10.9 percent said they were subjected to gestures or use of body language of a sexual nature, which embarrassed or offended them, and 10.1 percent were touched in way that made them feel uncomfortable.
One third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years
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