Most Australians would not act if they saw sexism


Only 14 per cent of Australians are likely to do something if they identify a woman being targeted with sexism or disrespectful treatment, research has found.

  • Wendy Tuohy
  • The Canberra Times

Forty-seven per cent said they could recognise disrespect but would be “unlikely to do something”, and 39 per cent said they would struggle to recognise it at all.

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