Brittany Higgins Wikipedia: The Australian Liberal staffer made headlines after claiming that she was raped by a colleague in the Parliament house back in 2019.
Since then, many have come forward to speak out about the misconduct and harassment they have faced in Parliament.
Brittany was a normal woman working under the government until a horrible incident happened to her in her own workplace by one of her colleagues.
At first, she was unsure of telling about it in public due to her employment but later came forward and called out everyone who dismissed her case if it was not a new thing.
How Old Is Brittany Higgins? Her Age
Brittany is currently 26 years old of age.
She was born in the year 1994 in Canberra, Australia. It appears that Higgins was 24 years old when that incident happened to her on the 23rd of March, 2019.
Brittany Higgins Wikipedia
Brittany Higgins has been mentioned on Wikipedia under the title 2021 Australian Parliament sexual misconduct allegations.
Higgins worked as a Liberal Party staffer and has just started working in the Parliament House. She was raped at night on 22 March 2019 in the office of the then-Defence Industry Minister Senator Linda Reynolds by her male colleague after the security guards let them inside the building.
Brittany claimed that her boss, Reynolds fired the alleged rapist on 26 March not because of the rape but for breaching the security. Her boss didn’t care much about that incident due to the sensitive nature of the topic.
Although Higgins was brave enough to file a case, she took it back later in 2019.
Higgins transferred to work for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Minister and worked there for a year.
She has called out Prime Minister Morrison for not taking any action against the case, and he publicly apologized to her later. Since then, many have forward to speak about their experience regarding sexual misconduct, unpleasant workplace culture, and misogyny that still exists in the Parliament.
Brittany Higgins Partner
The name of Brittany Higgins’ partner is David Sharaz.
He works as a journalist and does not leave any chance to speak out for his girlfriend. The couple was both unemployed after the former Liberal staffer came out in public to speak about the incident that happened to her in the Parliament house.
Who Assaulted Brittany?
The name of the person who had assaulted Brittany has not been out yet due to security reasons.
The person was sacked from his job four days after his boss found out about the incident.
It turns out that the person who had raped Brittany had also sexually harassed three other women between 2016 to 2020 though nobody made his name public. The man was working in a big corporation since July 2020 but then resigned after the news was out in public.
The accused was recently called to appear in front of the judges regarding sexual assault.