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This article is written by Gary Pinchen of A Whole New Approach Pty Ltd. Gary Pinchen is not a lawyer nor is AWNA a law
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Power is the central element on what any matter or authority is dependent. It is the power that makes someone dominant or superior to others. Power holds the value of ruling on someone, suppressing and making someone obey the commands. However, in regard to sexual harassment the culprits have taken harassment as their right which we call “sexual power”.
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An example is the young employee doesn’t mind a kiss on the cheek, a greeting by way of a hug, explicit details of what they
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