12 Oct: Harassment and inappropriate behaviour at work.

Editor’s Blog: Produced in collaboration with the EU Buzz team. 

It is a sad fact that, many media sites today contain daily news stories of rapes and sexual abuse. Whilst these issues are regularly highlighted, including with shocking statistics, the problem is not being resolved. From where such behaviour originates, remains unaddressed – It is a societal issue, and more and more, an institutional one.

Gender inequality, and more generally the discriminatory way men treat women, is part of the underlying problem. Much of the unequal bias, which favours men, has been visible in EU institutions and other public offices …