Iqaluit mayor receives threats after testifying that male Inuit leaders use travel to sexually harass staff

 

Iqaluit Mayor Madeline Redfern says she has received threats ever since she testified at a parliamentary committee about barriers for women in the workplace.

Redfern went before the Status of Women committee in September.

Since returning, she says she has received several threats.

 

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.

12 thoughts on “Iqaluit mayor receives threats after testifying that male Inuit leaders use travel to sexually harass staff

  1. Good for her for speaking up. It takes courage, especially in a relatively small community to stand up to any form of bullying and particularly when it takes the form of sexual intimidation.

  2. Good for her for speaking up. It takes courage, especially in a relatively small community to stand up to any form of bullying and particularly when it takes the form of sexual intimidation.

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