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Tuesday, June 1 • 11:00 - 12:15
#Metoo in the medical sector: investigating sexual harassment committed by doctors

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How come that doctors in several European countries experience little to no professional consequences if they violate the law and ethical principles of their profession by committing acts of sexual harassment and abuse? Why do relevant institutions often fail to act and how does “the medical omertà” protect them?
A cross-border investigation is underway on the phenomenon of sexual harassment and sexualized violence in the medical sector of four European countries and at the European level. We'll share how we've done it in our countries and how we've investigated the European mechanisms so that you can do it too!
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Cécile Debarge

Freelance Journalist, RFI, Mediapart
Cécile Debarge is an award-winning freelance journalist based in Palermo, Italy. After two years working as an anchorwoman for the international French radio, RFI and for the Paris office of the Japanese daily newspapers Asahi Shimbun, since 2014 she extensively covered migrations... Read More →
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Margherita Bettoni

freelance journalist
Margherita Bettoni is an investigative journalist based in Germany specialising in organized crime and gender-related violence. She has been investigating the Italian Mafia in Germany since 2014 and she has been working on cross-border investigations as a part of international teams... Read More →
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Jelena Prtoric

Journalist / Arena Climate Network Coordinator, Arena for Journalism in Europe

Tuesday June 1, 2021 11:00 - 12:15 CEST