Pressure grows on UN official accused of encouraging 'harassment and abuse'

Pressure grows on UN official accused of encouraging 'harassment and abuse'
 

A culture of favouritism that tolerated harassment and bullying has been allowed to fester within a major UN agency, according to a damning independent assessment that calls for a change of leadership.
The independent report, commissioned following multiple allegations of sexual harassment and bullying by senior staff at UNAids, said Michel Sidibé, the agency’s executive director, had created “a patriarchal culture tolerating harassment and abuse of authority”.
After one submission made to the panel described the agency as “a predators’ prey ground”, experts warned of ineffective processes... read more

 
7 December 2018 in World News, Views: 39
Source: Guardian
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