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Over half of women workers victims of harassment, discrimination says report

Results of survey by Libellula Foundation on 4,300 women workers

(ANSA) - ROME, AUG 3 - Around 55% of women workers in Italy have been the victims of discrimination or harassment in the workplace, according to a new survey released on Wednesday.
    The survey by the Libellula Foundation, based on interviews with 4,300 women workers all over Italy, said the harassment went from sexual blackmail to unwanted massages and suggestive comments and jokes about the victim's physical characteristics.
    Examples of discrimination included in the LEI (Labour, Equality, Inclusion) report included male colleagues being promoted over women on maternity leave. (ANSA).
   

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