Stage industry survey finds 14% of Australian cast and crew sexually assaulted

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Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance survey says 40% experienced sexual harassment and 62% were bullied

A Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance survey that found 14% of performers and technicians in Australia’s stage industry had been sexually assaulted is “sobering evidence” of the need for changes in the sector.

The MEAA released some of the findings of the survey on Monday, revealing that 40% of respondents had experienced sexual harassment. The survey found that 11% of those working in the live performance sector had been the victim of a physical assault and 10% had been stalked by someone at work.

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