An Insulted And Damaged Life - A Female Migrant Story In Australia
by Li Li
This is a story about a female migrant in Australia. It is a true story.
A Chinese woman came to Australia 20 years ago, employed in a state government office, struggling alone, experienced many bully and humiliation, finally was drive out the office and lost job in a very humiliated situation in absurd reason of ‘mental problem’.
She made complaint. The war then started. One side was a helpless woman, with the value of self-esteem and the belief of no longer be bullied, doing the efforts doomed to failure; other side were HR, all levels bosses of the department, the people hostile her and the bystanders, rely on the superior in huge people number, in grand name that to protect the reputation of the government department, in the nomenclature of 'investigation', the collection of 'public opinion', the formation of 'report', not only complete overthrow her complaint, but also pushed her into the 'problem employee' position, and finally trumped up reasons to drive her out of the government department that she worked for 20 years.
She made complaint once again, and again failed; another complaint, then failed. The war was escalating, from the local office, to the head office, to the ministry office, then to other state government departments. The accusations also were increasing one by one, from the 'problem staff', to 'mental illness', to 'dangerous person'. In order to destroy such weak woman, the power people even used a large public resources to monitor and control her, to extinguish her appeal voice, and to push her to 'deserve to be punished' position, for showing their measure and strategy right.
The darkness side of human nature, unbearable mental torture, broken ideals and harsh reality, ultimately led to destroy her in the land of her longed for.
The story records her true life in Australia, and how the life was insulted and damaged.