Sexual Harassment in Cayman

Sexism, harassment and indecent proposals in the legal profession

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”.

Harassment the norm, say female bartenders

On an almost-daily basis female bartenders in Grand Cayman say they are harassed, groped and offered money for sex by male customers.

Deflecting the unwanted attention of an older boss

As an 18-year-old, Sarah didn’t necessarily see the over-friendly behaviour of her much-older boss as sexual harassment.

Harrowing experience leaves mum’s life in limbo

Three days into her entry-level job at a local firm, Katerina says she was approached by a supervisor with an unusual question.

Pursued and assaulted by respected colleague

As a young woman arriving in the Cayman Islands from overseas, Maria says she was naive and vulnerable to men who exploited her situation under the guise of friendship.

Red Cross: ‘Cayman must tackle sexual harassment and abuse’

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

Compass special report: Sexual harassment is rife in Cayman

Sexual harassment is both extremely common and chronically underreported in the Cayman Islands, the findings of a Cayman Compass project suggest.

“I had to keep quiet because my life felt threatened”

The Cayman Compass asked readers to come forward with stories of sexual harassment on the islands. The response was overwhelming.

Editorial: Time’s up for dealing with sexual harassment

Cayman is far behind most countries in recognising, combatting and protecting its people against sexual harassment.

Survey: Sexual harassment in Cayman

The Cayman Compass is working on a series about sexual harassment in Cayman. We invite our readers to participate in a survey to better understand your experiences. You will also have the opportunity to share your story anonymously.

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