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The harrowing tale of an abused woman.

November 24, 2016 22:59

This is an excellent piece of journalism. Well done, Jenni.
Love this bit

For her, this thesis, now to be expanded into a book, has helped her deal with the central question - why did she keep silent for so long?
"The amount of denial in sexual harassment cases is unbelievable," she says. "In my case I've been in denial for 20 years. When I heard the verdict being read out, only then did I understand the level of denial I had felt. It was an immense feeling of relief and happiness -- the sort of happiness you feel as a child when you think that the world is a good place to live in.
"They tried to doubt us, why we did not speak out. It is a sad case without a real resolution. Even if you bring justice out, the scar remains.
"But I still think that there are a lot of men who think that this guy was unlucky to be caught. As Israelis, we should be very proud of such a verdict against Katzav. But we are still not at the stage where we think as a society that sexual harassment should not happen in the workplace."

November 24, 2016 22:59

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