- Due to the increase in complaints of sexual harassment in Australian clubs and pubs, one took a measure described as extreme.
- They will not allow anyone to stare at another without prior verbal consent.
- If you are discovered or reported, you will be expelled and the police will be called.
A nightclub in the city of Sydney, Australia, made a controversial decision to prevent harassment within the establishment.
The idea of the club owners is that their customers they cannot stare at each other without “prior verbal consent”.
Of course, the provision has generated a wide debate on social networks.
the den is called club 77and is a traditional nightclub in the most populous city in Australia.
In accordance with the new regulations for the entry and permanence of the business, its behavior policies seek to increase the safety of the attendees and prevent sexual harassment of all kinds.
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In the rules of permanence it is clarified that the club will expel people who are surprised or accused of staring at someone without prior verbal consent.
Despite the discussion, which has no end in Australia and has spread throughout the world, the administrators assure that they will not back down because they decided to do so after several accusations of harassment.
In a statement, Club 77 said that only They seek that coexistence in the club is 100% safe for all attendees.
The internal rules determine that Club 77 will have a security guard expressly dedicated to monitoring this provision and receiving complaints from those who feel “observed”. The person in charge of this new security class will be wearing a pink vest so that they can be easily identified.
What they will do is that every night, one of the security guards inside the club will dedicate himself to that task.
If a person is accused of staring at another, the security personnel will expel you and call the police authorities.
“If we have information of any behavior out of place that makes another person feel uncomfortable, those reported will be expelled from the club and we will call the police,” say the club’s administrators.
For Club 77, “Looking at someone from a distance, if the attention you are giving them is unjustified, is considered harassment.”
According to the Australian media, other pubs, clubs and bars in the center of Sydney are analyzing their response to the measure.
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