How a new technology is fighting workplace discrimination in Germany
More than half of all harassment in German workplaces goes unreported due to fear of repercussions and being disadvantaged against in career progression, according to a report published last year by the Forsa Institut. This 56% includes incidents involving sexual harassment, discrimination and bullying.
These statistics were one of the driving factors behind the launch of Lytt, an app aimed at fighting social injustice in Germany’s workplaces.
After experiencing workplace discrimination herself, co-founder Lara von Petersdorff-Campen, 24, decided to take action.