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#Sexual Harassment

# sexual-harassment - Yesterday’s News

#MeToo: 'I have been drugged twice by men I knew'

#MeToo was spawned by the Harvey Weinstein revelations and is where women are detailing incidences of sexual assault and harassment online.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Jennifer Lawrence 'degraded and humiliated' by nude line-up during early years of her career

Lawrence is the latest Hollywood celebrity to speak out in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'My heart breaks for all the women who suffered': Weinstein's wife says she's leaving him

Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama have also come out against the disgraced film producer.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Harvey Weinstein 'issued desperate plea' before being fired - US reports

Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, Glenn Close and George Clooney have condemned the film producer’s actions.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 9 October, 2017

Harvey Weinstein sacked from own company over sexual harassment claims

Weinstein had come under sustained pressure since allegations about him came to light this week.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Donald Trump: 'I've known Harvey Weinstein for a very long time. I'm not at all surprised'

Weinstein is facing further allegations of sexual harassment amid calls for him to resign.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 24 September, 2017

'Some people say 'it's just what lads do'. But it's not. It makes women feel insecure and threatened'

A new poster initiative from Dublin City Council is acting on a 2015 report that highlighted “relentless examples” of sexist behaviour.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Bill O'Reilly shown the door at Fox News after sexual harassment allegations

O’Reilly’s show had been one of the most-watched current affairs shows on US cable television.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'Fox News' Bill O'Reilly will be replaced by another big mouth, cheering Trump on'

The fact that the advertisers pulled out of the O’Reilly show doesn’t mean that they have withdrawn their money from Fox, writes Julien Mercille.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 6 March, 2017

15% of workers in Galway's hospitality sector say they have been sexually abused at work

A study of 400 workers revealed how sex abuse and harassment is rife across the city.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'It’s like they’re treated like slaves': Exploitation in the hospitality sector

Over 400 respond to workplace survey highlighting exploitation within the industry.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Sacked Fox News host files sexual harassment suit against the company's CEO

The lawsuit alleges that when Carlson met with Ailes last September, he suggested a sexual relationship as a way of resolving her problems.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Elton John denies sexual harassment claims from former bodyguard

His lawyer said the claims were “baseless”.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 25 January, 2016

Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her

The school in the south of the country was found to have discriminated against its teacher on gender grounds.

# sexual-harassment - Friday 15 January, 2016

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports

Authorities denied placing entire groups of people under suspicion, but said the measure was aimed at laying down clear ground rules.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Was Chris Gayle being sexist or was it a bit of fun?

Sexual harassment hasn’t gone away, it’s just taken on ever new forms, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 29 October, 2015

A brave woman is calling for a fightback against harassment on Ireland's streets

Laura Duncliffe has spoken out after she was attacked while walking with friends.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Sex crimes investigator accused of trying to have sex with a sexual assault victim

A woman is suing two officers who had been investigating a previous sexual assault on her.

# sexual-harassment - Friday 25 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge A BBC journalist was harassed on the street while reporting on street harassment...

# sexual-harassment - Friday 18 September, 2015

Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'

The Equality Tribunal also found that she had been victimised by her employer in their handling of the complaint.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Ashley Judd pressing charges against Twitter users for abusive comments

The actress was tweeting about her favourite basketball team when it happened.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Controversial doctor asked to come to Ireland ‘to instruct trainees how to give blow jobs’

Dr Gabrielle McMullin said, “We have to get rid of the culture where if you complain about sexual harassment then you get punished.”

# sexual-harassment - Monday 9 March, 2015

Female doctor was told ‘learn to suck c**k’ Sexual Harassment This post contains a poll

Female doctor was told ‘learn to suck c**k’

Several women have come forward after Dr Gabrielle McMullin made controversial remarks.

Surgeon tells female trainees it’s best for their careers to comply with sexual advances

The Trinity educated surgeon said she made the comments out of frustration with the system and to expose what’s happening.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Opinion: Street harassment influences how women experience the world

In terms of social geography, street harassment changes the way women experience and use public spaces – it is made smaller, it is limited.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Column: Making lewd remarks to women on the street is not 'banter'

Vulgar comments, wolf-whistles, groping – almost every woman has been subject to this kind of unacceptable behaviour. It’s not ‘banter’ and it’s not complimentary, writes Mia Doering.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 16 September, 2013

Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India'

Shame is a powerful concept, used to control and modify behaviour the world over – and it has been used to perpetuate gender imbalances in countries like India, writes Christie Louise Tucker.

# sexual-harassment - Friday 23 August, 2013

Racial and sexual harassment lawsuit against Paula Deen dropped

Deen was dropped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath she had used racial slurs in the past.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Young employee dubbed ‘Virgin Mary’ by supervisors wins sexual harassment case

The young woman was awarded the maximum of two years’ salary by the Equality Tribunal.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 14 January, 2013

Lisa McInerney: All sexual harassment needs to thrive is for good men to do nothing

A new #shoutingback project on social media reveals lots of decent men are horrified by public harassment of women – none of us, men or women, should put up with it.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 26 November, 2012

Column: Shouting ‘nice arse’ isn’t innocent, and we shouldn’t ignore it

Seemingly innocuous comments to women are part of a spectrum of harassment – and it’s time we did something about it, writes Jenny Dunne.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 3 September, 2012

India's parliament passes law protecting women from workplace harassment

The bill requires all workplaces in the rapidly industrialising country to have a formal complaints system for harassment allegations.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

France considers sexual harassment laws after MPs whistle at minister France This post contains videos

France considers sexual harassment laws after MPs whistle at minister

France is debating new laws on sexual harassment – but they won’t come soon enough to stop wolf-whistling in parliament.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Watch: Herman Cain discusses sexual harassment allegations with Letterman Cain This post contains videos

Watch: Herman Cain discusses sexual harassment allegations with Letterman

The Republican Party presidential candidate and businessman said that the accusations are all “baseless”.

# sexual-harassment - Friday 4 November, 2011

Bullying rife in the HSE

There have been 135 cases of alleged bullying and sexual harassment within the organisation since 2007.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 29 May, 2011

French junior minister Georges Tron resigns over sexual harassment claims

Prime Minister Francois Fillon has confirmed the resignation of Tron, who is also the mayor of a Parisian suburb, after two women complained that he molested them.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 24 March, 2011

American Apparel chief facing second harassment lawsuit

Dov Charney is facing a second legal action, after a second employee claims she was sexually harassed by the 41-year-old.