Pearl Modiadie, A Victim Of Sexual Harassment

What began as a painful and discomfiting experience for Pearl has rapidly turned into an important–and ongoing–public conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace.

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What began as a painful and discomfiting experience for Pearl has rapidly turned into an important–and ongoing–public conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace.

Pearl's story is not unique. We remain silent to defend our colleagues.

Despite being a long and complex conversation, the fact of the matter is that sexual harassment remains an everyday reality for women in the workplace. Pearl Modiadie was brave enough to come out as a victim of such harassment while working for Metro FM.

At her previous job, she was the target of excessive sexual attention and comments from her malemanager, which made her feel very uncomfortable. 

In a tweet that has since got many rooting behind the radio personality for speaking out, Modiadie mentioned how "grateful" she was that the media "picked it up" as she would've never had the courage to speak out about the sexual harassment she was subjected to.

"I kept quiet for too long until media picked it up and never have I been grateful for that because it finally gave me the courage to speak out about the sexual harassment I was was subjected to at Metro FM." - Click here to view tweet

We need a more honest discussion about sexual harassment in the workplace.

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