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Harassment and discrimination concerns take centre stage in South Korea
04/05/2022
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Shani Alexander
Shani Alexander, Senior Reporter

While reports are falling, nearly one-in-four employees in South Korea continue to experience harassment at work, despite recent legislative efforts to address the issue.

A survey of 2,000 workers by Gabjil 119, an advocacy group for bullying victims, found that 23.5% of respondents have faced harassment at work in the last 12 months, as reported by Korea Bizwire.

Close to one-third of victims complained that the level of harassment was severe, and 7.4% said they had even considered self-harm or suicide as a result.

 


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