Prada Lawsuit: Rina Bovrisse Backed By United Nations In Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Case [Japan]

Author: Erika W. Smith, Fashion & Style (USA), Published on: 28 May 2013

The United Nations has backed former Prada employee Rina Bovrisse in her lawsuit with Prada Japan concerning sexual harassment and discrimination…Bovrisse sued the company four years ago after Prada Japan CEO David Sesia allegedly fired or demoted women staff members who he said were “old, fat, ugly, disgusting, or did not have the Prada look.”…Bovrisse said that she was a “victim of harassment” and after she complained about the harassment to Prada, she was let go…Prada denied the claims. In November 2012…a Tokyo court ruled that Prada was guilty of discrimination…Now, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for Japan’s State party to introduce new regulations making sexual harassment illegal…[Also refers to Miu Miu (part of Prada)]

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