Silencers of the vulnerable, protectors of the powerful, enablers of predators; Dr. Julie Macfarlane on the immorality of Non-Disclosure Agreements and their presence in Irish society.
What do the mothers who lost their babies to the Catholic Church’s mother and baby homes, the survivors of sexual and physical abuse in Irish residential institutions, thousands of minimum wage workers (especially in accommodation and food service industries where sexual harassment is rife), and a string of Hollywood actors who worked with Harvey Weinstein have in common?
They all signed non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) or . . .