02 September 2019 - NW520
Graham, Ms SJ to ask the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure
Whether any cases of sexual harassment emanating from her department have been referred to the Commission for Gender Equality since 1 January 2016; if not, why not; if so, what number of (a) cases were referred to the Commission, (b) the specified cases resulted in findings against the perpetrator and (c) the specified cases are still not finalised?
The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure:
Yes, there is a case of sexual harassment that was referred to the Commission for Gender Equality by the complainant.
- only one case was referred to the Commissioner for Gender Equality;
- the case is still pending disciplinary hearing;
- the case is still pending disciplinary hearing.