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Harassment Silence

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Sep 15, 2021
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When a powerful person is found to have sexually harassed someone in his professional circles, there are always people who witnessed or were told of it and kept silent. The New York Attorney general’s investigation of former Governor Andrew Cuomo highlights numerous top officials in his office—all of them women—who protected him and even threatened women who reported being harassed by Cuomo. Jennifer Berdahl is a social psychologist from the University of British Columbia who studies why silence is so often the norm in workplaces where harassment happens. (Segment produced by Sydney Jezik) Show More...