Sexual Harassment in the Tribunals: The Credibility Gap
The Alternative Law Journa, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 211-215, 1998
5 Pages Posted: 22 Nov 2009 Last revised: 20 Jun 2018
Date Written: 1998
The assessment of women's credibility by an independent discrimination tribunals in sexual harassment cases - Briginshaw vs. Briginshaw has been accepted as the precedent for standard of proof to be applied - examination of cases and decisions to determine how language and mythology contribute to an abyss between the victim and the tribunal - women's credibility remains a function of whether or not they conform to conflicting myths or stereotypes.
Keywords: sexual harassment, stereotypes
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