Harassment at UN – level 1

21-01-2019 15:00

The United Nations is an international organisation. It says that it promotes good things like peace and security.

However, there are problems at the organisation. Seventeen per cent of UN workers take a survey. It is about sexual harassment. Seventeen per cent of the workers is 30,000 people. A third of those people (10,000 people) say that they were harassed in the last two years.

Difficult words: promote (do something so that there is more of it), survey (a set of questions to find out what people think), sexual harassment (the act of harassing somebody sexually – doing something sexual that they do not like), were (past of ‘are’).

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