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# harassment - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Instagram is taking action over abusive comments

High-profile users will gain the feature first, but it will be rolled out to all users over the next few months.

# harassment - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Man who made posts online found guilty of harassing Garda sergeant

Sean Carraher was found guilty of posting about 50 messages on two websites.

# harassment - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Why isn't 'revenge porn' illegal in Ireland?

Recent cases have highlighted the gaps in the law around cyber harassment.

# harassment - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Garda harassed female sergeant by sending her card, emails and Facebook request

He had been given numerous warnings from his superiors not to contact her.

# harassment - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Twitter is creating an anti-abuse council to help it curb online bullying

The safety council is made up of more than 40 different organisations to help it stomp out abuse on the platform.

# 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.

# harassment - Saturday 9 January, 2016

One in four children is sexually harassed by friends online

The best way to tackle it is by talking to children.

# harassment - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Witch wins harassment lawsuit against warlock in Salem

Lori Sforza, a “psychic” witch priestess, won the case against Christian Day, “the world’s best-known warlock.”

# harassment - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

# harassment - Friday 17 July, 2015

Minimum-wage employee who was working 70 hour weeks while heavily pregnant receives €55,000 in compensation

Polish national Ewelina Gacek has won her case against €uro 50 store at the Equality Tribunal.

# harassment - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence

A recent survey in UCC found that many students have worrying gaps in knowledge about sexual violence.

# 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.

# 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.”

# harassment - Friday 27 February, 2015

Twitter steps up its efforts to fix one of its biggest problems

And a verification feature could be soon on the way.

# harassment - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Bullying in workplaces needs to be addressed, especially in small organisations

How should you react if you’re belittled or bullied in the workplace?

# harassment - Saturday 7 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Morning commuters shut down guy asking for girl's number with mass TLC singalong No Scrubs

# harassment - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Instagram account is collecting the absolute worst men on Tinder Bye Felipe

# harassment - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge New video features 10 hours of 'street harassment' of a man in NYC Funny Or Die

# 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.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

"Damn girl!": Woman secretly films 10 hours of street harassment by strangers

She was even followed by a man for five minutes as she walked.

# harassment - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dublin street harassment of women tackled on Connected - here's the reaction Connected

Dublin street harassment of women tackled on Connected - here's the reaction

The RTÉ show has people talking.

# harassment - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment

McCabe’s legal team have written to Noirín O’Sullivan’s office to arrange the meeting this week to discuss 13 allegations of harassment.

# harassment - Thursday 19 June, 2014

14% of callers to crime victims helpline say they are being harassed

The co-ordinator of the National Crime Victims Helpline said that people need to be aware harassment is a crime.

# harassment - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in the workplace

We asked and you told us. Here are some of your experiences of bullying in the workplace.

# harassment - Friday 9 May, 2014

A young female Garda was sexually harassed at Bailieboro - but a Superintendent 'refused' to deal with it

The Guerin Report found that Gardaí had taken “all appropriate steps” to deal with the case.

# harassment - Monday 28 April, 2014

Opinion: Across Europe, equality is being obliterated by austerity

Social Europe is being destroyed. Will our EU 2014 candidates pledge commitment to fighting rising poverty, unemployment, inequality and social exclusion?

# harassment - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Irish workplaces among worst in Europe for bullying

Trade union SIPTU deals with a ‘substantial’ number of bullying cases but said a legal definition of it is needed in Ireland if victims are to get any justice.

# harassment - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Column: Behind the veil – a new era has begun for family courts

The easing of the in camera rule in Irish family courts will see many social issues come to light – many of which may have been hidden behind from the public for generations, writes Katherine Irwin.

# harassment - Monday 29 July, 2013

Man arrested after abusive tweets sent to UK bank note campaigner

Police said a 21-year-old man had been arrested “on suspicion of harassment offences”.

# harassment - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

British tourist jumps from hotel balcony in India to escape harassment

The UK’s foreign office has amended its travel advice for women visiting India as reports of sexual attacks increase.

# harassment - Monday 4 March, 2013

Column: How parents can help a child who is being bullied

Parents can feel helpless when their child is the victim of bullying – but there are some practical steps they can take to address the problem constructively, writes Pat Forde.

# 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.

# harassment - Sunday 25 November, 2012

“Keep walking, I’m gonna rape you” – Irish street harassment stories shared on Hollaback

Since its launch earlier this month, women have shared experiences of being jeered at, physically picked up by strangers and threatened with rape.

# 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.

# harassment - Friday 11 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Mother of Grant's baby seeks court order against photographers Baby Mamma

Mother of Grant's baby seeks court order against photographers

The 51-year-old British actor became a Dad in September but the baby’s mother has complained of being harassed by paparazzi ever since the announcement was made earlier this month.

# harassment - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Racism 'a fact of everyday life' for migrants

New research has highlighted that immigrants in Ireland experience forms of racism every day.

# harassment - Friday 19 August, 2011

Two arrested for harassing Sarah Palin's family

The FBI have arrested a father and son from Pennsylvania on suspicion of making harassing calls to the former US vice presidential candidate.

# harassment - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Poll: Have you ever suffered harassment where you work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever suffered harassment where you work?

As a report shows a large increase in complaints of workplace discrimination, we’re asking: Has it happened to you?

Discrimination at work: reports of ill-treatment soar by 60 per cent

Latest figures show the Equality Authority received over 1,000 more complaints of workplace discrimination last year.