Rio Tinto succeeds in attracting female candidates after pledging to tackle sexual assault claims
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Shani Alexander
Shani Alexander, Senior reporter

Rio Tinto’s efforts to attract more female employees appear to be paying off after the mining giant promised to do more to tackle sexual harassment and assault throughout its operations.

In a statement, the company said it has received interest from more than 3,000 female candidates across Australia and New Zealand, following a recruitment campaign targeting women who had not previously worked in the mining industry.


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