Nearly a third of Japan's women 'sexually harassed at work'

Nearly a third of Japan's women 'sexually harassed at work'

The Guardian: World News

Survey showing women were touched inappropriately and pressed for sex deals blow to efforts to support female workers

Almost a third of Japanese women have been sexually harassed at work, according to a government report that deals another blow to attempts to boost women’s role in the workplace.

More than half of those women said they had been subjected to casual comments – mostly by male colleagues – about their appearance, age and physical features.

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