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# Sexual Harrassment

Last year
2022
# Survey
Half of third-level students intervened in an incident of sexual violence or harassment - survey
Three in ten students said they did not feel well informed about intervening as a bystander.
All time
# Matildas
Kerr and Matildas defend team culture after harassment claims
It comes after independent reviews found evidence of toxic culture and abuse in Australian women’s gymnastics and hockey.
# Colleges
Colleges did not investigate majority of sexual assault and harassment cases reported by students in 2018/19
Minister Simon Harris says colleges have until February to publish their action plans on tackling sexual violence and harassment.
# Harassment
'Called a thick b***h, physically assaulted and sexually harassed every day': Maximum award for worker who suffered relentless campaign
The Workplace Relations Commission condemned the employer for failing to stop the abuse.
# me too
In patriarchal Japan, saying ‘Me Too’ can be risky for women
Speaking out often draws criticism rather than sympathy, even from other women.
# NFL
The NFL is investigating Tampa QB Jameis Winston over allegation he groped Uber driver
The quarterback denies the allegations.
# actress roundtable
Saoirse Ronan has spoken out about sexual harassment in Hollywood being 'swept under the carpet'
“I was very lucky that I was protected from a lot of that,” she said.
# me too
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar encourages victims of sexual harassment to come forward
Varadkar also said that “due process” is important.
# brett ratner
Studio cuts ties with director after Olivia Munn and others accuse him of sexual misconduct
Munn claims Brett Ratner masturbated in front of her on a film set.
# resigns
UK Defence Secretary resigns, says his past behaviour may have 'fallen short'
Fallon had earlier apologised for putting his hand on a journalist’s knee in 2002.
# United Kingdom
House of Commons speaker condemns 'disturbing' allegations of culture of sexual harassment at Westminster
Theresa May has ordered an investigation into the behaviour of one minister.
# Not Funny
George Bush Snr apologises for patting women's backside during 'joke routine'
A spokesman for the former president has apologised on his behalf.
# Accused
38 women accuse Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment
Toback has denied all the allegations.
# Hollywood
Harvey Weinstein on 'indefinite leave' as film company investigates sexual harassment claims
A New York Times exposé chronicled allegations said to have taken place over the course of decades.
# Investigation
Fox suspends TV host accused of sending lewd messages to colleagues
It’s the latest sexual harassment case to rock Fox News, America’s most watched cable news channel.
# it's their job
This pub's sign will resonate with every woman who has worked in a bar
Being nice to a customer doesn’t mean you want to bang them. Apparently this is hard to understand.
# the axe factor
Bill O'Reilly's future at Fox hangs in balance over sexual harassment claims
Executives are reportedly “preparing to cut ties” with the presenter.
# Allegations
Uber executive leaves after claims he failed to disclose sex harassment allegation
The exec has denied he is guilty of any such behaviour.
Voices
"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"
Men need to start feeling more than a little uncomfortable about the issue of consent, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
# Not Ok
YouTuber Sam Pepper under fire for bum pinching 'prank' video
His fellow YouTube stars have called the video ‘despicable’.
# Haughey
Weakest Link host says Charles Haughey groped her
Anne Robinson has told The Guardian that she hopes the former Taoiseach “went to the grave with bruises on his hands”.
# Sexual Harrassment
Could wolf-whistling be outlawed in Ireland?
It was suggested last week that wolf-whistling could be banned in the UK – but it appears that the controversy emerged from a Council of Europe convention on violence against women. Ireland is currently studying its recommendations.
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