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Virtual reality tackles real-life sex abuse


Be it increasing awareness about homelessness, spreading the word about sex trafficking or fighting dementia, VR has featured in social spheres far from the gaming world that brought it to prominence. — Reuters

Be it increasing awareness about homelessness, spreading the word about sex trafficking or fighting dementia, VR has featured in social spheres far from the gaming world that brought it to prominence. — Reuters

LONDON: Your boss ends a meeting by grabbing a colleague and asking her to “pack something fitting” for the party you’re all planning after an out-of-town conference. 

Do you a/say something or b/let it pass? That’s the type of hypothetical question put to staff in a new virtual reality (VR) training programme, which uses immersive technology to tackle sex harassment in the workplace. 

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