31 March 2022 - NW890
Mabika, Mr M to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture
What (a) is the total number of incidents of (i) sexual harassment and (ii) sexual assault that were reported in his department (aa) in each of the past three financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2021, (b) number of cases (i) were opened and concluded, (ii) were withdrawn and (iii) remain open or pending based on the incidents and (c) sanctions were meted out against each person who was found guilty?
1(a)(i). The Department had one case/ incident of sexual harassment handled by the Directorate: Human Resources Management.
(ii). To date no case/ incident of Sexual assault has been reported in the Department.
(aa). The Department had only one (01) case of sexual harassment and no case of sexual assault reported during the past three financial years and;
(bb). The Department had no cases of sexual harassment and sexual assault reported since 1 April 2021.
(b)(i). One case of sexual harassment was opened and concluded.
(ii) No case of sexual harassment and sexual assault was withdrawn.
(iii) No case of sexual harassment and sexual assault remains open and pending based on the incidents.
(c). No disciplinary hearing sanction pronounced or meted out; the alleged employee resigned whilst the disciplinary hearing was still in progress.