She’s telling her story. Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, who sued former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, gave her first television interview since the network apologized and settled the highly publicized lawsuit. In a “20/20” special called “Crossing the Lines: Women and Men at Work,” Carlson explains to ABC News that she battled sexual…

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Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, who sued former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, gave her first television interview since the network apologized and settled the highly publicized lawsuit.

In a “20/20”  special called “Crossing the Lines: Women and Men at Work,” Carlson explains to ABC News that she battled sexual harassment in the workplace throughout her entire career. She also reveals how hard it has been to speak out for fear of the consequences of being vocal about her assault.

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“When situations like that happen to women, you fear that it’s going to be your fault. You’re not going to be believed. You’re going to lose your job,” she says. “We have to make it a safer environment.”

“We’re still in an environment where you’re not going to be believed,” she adds. “Women should not have to face this in the workplace, period.”

“Crossing Lines: Women and Men at Work” airs on “20/20” Friday at 10 p.m. ET| 9 p.m.