Long Story Short #27: How the UN is rethinking its response to sexual harassment

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Guest: Amy Lieberman, Devex reporter
Host: Kate Midden, Devex engagement editor

Some who have reported sexual abuse at the United Nations have described challenging bureaucratic hurdles, inconsistent processes, and deep emotional and professional stress as a result of their complaints.

How are things changing at the U.N. and will these changes have an impact? In this episode, U.N. correspondent Amy Lieberman weighs in from New York.

Additional reading:
The murky process of reporting sexual harassment at the UN
For UN whistleblowers and survivors, reporting can have costly, emotional toll
UN report finds gaps, lack of protection for whistleblowers
Q&A: UN Women's first spokesperson on sexual harassment talks necessary changes at UN
UN launches staff helpline to address sexual misconduct information gaps

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