Amy was in a senior position at a small law firm when one of the partners invited her out to lunch to “discuss her future prospects”.
As an 18-year-old, Sarah didn’t necessarily see the over-friendly behaviour of her much-older boss as sexual harassment.
The Cayman Islands is overdue for an honest “reckoning” of the level of sexual harassment and sexual abuse in the community, according to Red Cross deputy director Carolina Ferreira.
Sexual harassment is both extremely common and chronically underreported in the Cayman Islands, the findings of a Cayman Compass project suggest.
The Cayman Compass asked readers to come forward with stories of sexual harassment on the islands. The response was overwhelming.
Cayman is far behind most countries in recognising, combatting and protecting its people against sexual harassment.