At Sonder, we are practitioners in the prevention of, and response to, incidents that impact upon the safety and well-being of our members. Here, we share our insights into complex issues that need to be collaboratively understood – and addressed – in order to drive improvement in the public safety sector.
Sexual Assault and Harassment in Australia - A Collective Responsibility In the past six months, two significant reports have been released regarding sexual assault in Australia: Elizabeth Broderick’s 2017 report [PDF], “Cultural Renewal at the University of Sydney Residential Colleges” and End Rape on Campus’ 2018 “The Red Zone Report [PDF]”. Both documents, as well as subsequent media coverage, provided disturbing insight into student behaviours taking place on some Australian college and university campuses. However, the results were not surprising. The Australian Bureau of Statistics Recorded Crime - Victims, Australia (2016) research identified a fifth consecutive annual increase in the [...]